- Height 12-24 Inches
- Width 8-14 Inches
- Use as a thriller when using in containers
Gaura Stratosphere™ White Butterfly Flower (Gaura lindheimeri) is a must have for EVERY gardener. This plant has effortless beauty and award winning performance. Guara is one tough beauty and the butterflies just love them! These tough, full sun beauties grow best in USDA hardiness 6 to 11 with unique white flowers. Although they perform more like a tender perennial, they are often grown as a warm season annual in many parts of the US. Blooming spring through late summer, butterfly flowers put on an exceptional display of beautiful white color. Growing 12-24 inches in height by up to 14 inches in spread.
Guaras have a medium growth rate with a wonderful upright habit. They are a great addition to any garden, especially pollinator gardens. They are heat and drought tolerant and the deer do not seem to care for them. Deadheading is not required however, you may trim back some of the flowering stems mid-summer to encourage new flowering stems to emerge. These easy care beautiful bloomers are both heat and drought tolerant. Use as a border plant and in mass plantings in the landscape. In a mixed planting container, it can be used as a thriller. Also grows well in hanging baskets and window boxes and in all sorts of other combinations.
Stratosphere White Butterfly Flower Care
Gaura Stratosphere™ White Butterfly Flower is a moderate care, low maintenance annual or tender perennial. It requires full to partial sun for the best blooms and performance and grows in USDA hardiness zones 6 – 11. It has an average water use and tolerates most any soil type. Plants benefit from a slow release fertilizer in landscape beds and regular water-soluble liquid fertilizer applications in container planting but are not heavy feeders.
Stratosphere White Butterfly Flower can be grown as a perennial in mild winter climates that do not get hard freezes. They will not do well indoors but will perform well in containers on high light patios and porches. Flowers will last the entire growing season.
Stratosphere White Butterfly Flower Spacing
Gaura Stratosphere™ White Butterfly Flower is a medium height plant that reaches 12 - 24 Inches in height and spreads up to 14 inches. Spacing should be 8 - 12 inches in landscape beds and 10 inches in containers.
Stratosphere White Butterfly Flower Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-11
|Flower Color(s): White
|Bloom Period: Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer
|Foliage Color(s) Green
|Light Exposure: Full Sun
|Height Class: Medium
|Height: 12-24 Inches
|Spread: 8-14 Inches
|Spacing: 8-12 Inches
|Drought Tolerant: Yes
|Container Role: Thriller
|Use Types: Combinations, Container, Landscape
|Features: Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer, Low Maintenance, Deadheading Not Necessary, Pollinator Attractor
|Scientific Name: Gaura lindheimeri 'Gautalwi' USPP 16,565
|Common Name: Stratosphere White Butterfly Flower
|Other Name(s): Lindheimer'S Beeblossom, White Gaura, Pink Gaura, Lindheimer'S Clockweed, Indian Feather
|Plant Type: Annual
|Brand: Proven Winners
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.