Gaura lindheimeri (Whirling Butterflies)
Gaura lindheimeri 'Silver Fountain'
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Gaura lindheimeri 'Silver Fountain'

Whirling Butterflies

Plant Type: Perennials

NEW FOR 2020

Tall stems of pink buds open to clear white flowers that are sterile which means they will bloom for a long time, flowers occur in early summer and are complimented by the variegated green and white foliage.

  • Profuse amounts of tall wiry flower stems cover the plant
  • Extremely drought tolerant
  • Prefers well drained soils
Item # Pack Size  
4521335 30 3" Plug Please Login for Pricing


24 in




Common Name: Whirling Butterflies

Southern native perennial with low basal foliage and tall wiry flower stems. Deep tap roots make plants extremely drought and heat tolerant. Prefers full sun and well-drained soil.

Characteristics & Attributes


Sun Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

Average Soil

Nature Attraction

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant


Long Blooming

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Late Spring / Early Summer
Late Summer