Oenothera lindheimeri (Engelm. & A. Gray) W. L. Wagner & Hoch, Syst. Bot. Monogr. 83:213. 2007 (syn: (≡) Gaura lindheimeri Engelm. & A. Gray (basionym)) as per GRIN
Gaura lindheimeri Engelm. & A.Gray, Boston J. Nat. Hist. 5: 217 1845. (Syn: Gaura filiformis var. munzii Cory; Oenothera lindheimeri (Engelm. & A. Gray) W.L. Wagner & Hoch) as per The Plant List Ver.1.1

USA (Louisiana, Texas), Australia (I) (South Australia (I), New South Wales
(I)), Taiwan (I), Java (I), South Africa (I)
as per Catalogue of Life;

Oenothera lindheimeri,[1] [2] formerly Gaura lindheimeri, and commonly known as Lindheimer’s beeblossom, white gaura, pink gaura, Lindheimer’s clockweed, and Indian feather, is a species of Oenothera.

The perennial plant is native to southern Louisiana and Texas.[3][4] The specific epithet is after Ferdinand Jacob Lindheimer, a German-born botanist who collected extensively in Texas for Harvard University professor Asa Gray.
Oenothera lindheimeri is a perennial herbaceous plant growing to 50–150 cm tall, with densely clustered branched stems growing from an underground rhizome. The leaves are finely hairy, lanceolate, 1–9 cm long and 1–13 mm broad, with a coarsely toothed margin.
The flowers are produced on a 10–80 cm long inflorescence; they are pink or white, 2–3 cm diameter, with four petals 10–15 mm long and long hairlike stamens, and are produced from the beginning of spring until the first frost.[5][6]
Oenothera lindheimeri is commonly grown as an ornamental plant. It is used in either garden beds or pots for accent colour and a delicate texture. It grows best in full sun and can survive lengthy periods of drought.
Several cultivars have been selected for varying flower color, from nearly pure white in ‘Whirling Butterflies’ to darker pink in ‘Cherry Brandy’ and ‘Siskiyou Pink’. In some, the petals are white at dawn then turning pink before falling off at dusk.
(From Wikipedia on 10.10.15)


Oenothera lindheimeri (Engelm. & A. Gray) W. L. Wagner & HochSyn: Gaura lindheimeri Engelm. & A. Gray
Common Names: Appleblossom grass, Lindheimer’s beeblossom
Perennial herb reaching up to 1 m with lanceolate or spatulate sessile leaves, up to 7 cm long with remotely toothed margins; flowers white, in simple or paniculate slender spikes, a few flowers blooming at one time; petals 4, spreading on one side, about 2 cm long; fruit a capsule up to 2 cm long.
Commonly cultivated on roadsides in California.

adds texture to otherwise monotonous evergreen in the front yard boundary … flowers are quite interesting

Plant for ID-PC-22-18.09.2015 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (7) 
please identify the plant in picture. It is from the Park, Warsaw.

…, this is a pretty one!
Gaura lindheimeri, it could be ‘Walgauphf’ aka Pink Fountain or ‘Siskiyou Pink’; there may be other pink forms available.



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