Gaura, beeblossoms, butterfly plant, butterfly gaura; Onagraceae Family. Native to North America, the genus includes many species, most are perennials.
Gaura will grows best in sandy, loamy, well-drained soils, good drainage is essential. Plants may be cut back in late spring by 1/2 to control size. Gaura could self-seed if spent flower stems are not removed.
Attributes: Use as border plants, containers, for cut flowers, edging, and in mass plantings. Works in rock gardens, or as mid to background garden feature. Tolerates heat, humidity and some drought. Attracts butterflies, Deer resistant.