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Common Name: GAURA - WHITE
Scientific Name: Gaura lindheimeri
Alternative Names: Butterfly bush

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Gaura lindheimeri
Gaura lindheimeri


  • Perennial
  • Hardy perennial ornamental
  • Have a basal rosette of leaves with erect flowering stems up to 2m tall - leafy on the lower stems
  • White flowers from spring to autumn
  • Cut back hard after flowering
  • Drought tolerant
  • Pest resistant
  • Ideal container plant
  • Lovely border plant for background planting

Culinary Uses

  • No culinary properties

Medicinal Uses. It is said that

  • No medicinal properties

Other Uses

  • Good as a cut flower
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