Gaura

gaura flower

Gaura Lindheimeri:

 

The variety we have used in our design is called ‘Whirling Butterflies’, now if that doesn’t conjure up an image of this plant in your mind, nothing will.

 

Gaura is a bit untidy and may flop about a bit, so it’s best tucked in between something a bit sturdier to hold it up, but if you do, you get oodles of ‘whirling butterflies’ alondside oodles of butterlies flying about too!

 

It is not the lowest of maintenance plants, in that it may require a little staking and it really won’t survive cold wet boggy winter soils, but give it a good spot and it really is a beautiful plant to grow.

 

We’ve used it in:

 

fountains