With its delicate, dancing flowers resembling fluttering butterflies, Gaura lindheimeri 'Whirling Butterflies' brings a sense of graceful movement to the garden. This perennial beauty boasts tall, slender stems adorned with numerous white or pink blossoms that sway gently in the breeze, creating a mesmerizing display from late spring to autumn. Its airy, ethereal appearance and long blooming period make it a beloved choice for adding charm and whimsy to borders, containers, and cottage gardens.



Gaura 'Whirling Butterflies' 9cm Growers Pot

Estimated delivery between 17 -20 Jun

Free Standard Delivery over £150
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Long blooming period: 'Whirling Butterflies' delights gardeners with its profusion of blooms that last from late spring well into fall, providing continuous colour and interest throughout the growing season.

Drought tolerant: Gaura lindheimeri is renowned for its ability to withstand dry conditions once established, making it a resilient choice for water-wise landscapes and xeriscaping projects.

Sun-loving: Thriving in full sun, 'Whirling Butterflies' prefers well-drained soil and ample sunlight to encourage vigorous growth and abundant flowering.

Attracts pollinators: The nectar-rich flowers of Gaura lindheimeri are irresistible to pollinators such as bees and butterflies, making it a valuable addition to wildlife-friendly gardens.

Graceful habit: With its slender, arching stems and delicate blooms, 'Whirling Butterflies' adds a touch of elegance and movement to garden borders, creating a soft and romantic ambiance.

Low maintenance: Once established, Gaura lindheimeri requires minimal care, benefiting from occasional watering during prolonged dry spells and light pruning to promote bushier growth and prolong flowering.

Delivery Options

Our cost for Standard Delivery is £5.99. This price is the same regardless of how many items you purchase! If you spend £150.00 or above, Standard Delivery is free. Standard Delivery takes 2-6 Working Days.  

Next Working Delivery is £9.99. Please place your order by 2pm Monday – Thursday. Please note deliveries are carried out by a third party courier; therefore, we cannot guarantee our Next Day Delivery Service. During very busy periods, Next Working Day delivery may be temporarily unavailable. 

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This plant is a herbaceous perennial. Herbaceous perennials die back below ground level each autumn, then fresh new growth will appear in the spring. Dark spots can  appear on the foliage of your Gaura at certain times in the year, please be assured that this is not a disease but a response to cold temperatures.

Images are used for illustrative purposes only. Due to the maturity of the plant and the time of the year, plants may not arrive looking like our images.  


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70cm x 40cm
Full Sun/Partial Shade
Fertile, moist well drained soil
Hardy (May need winter protection)

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