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botanical name:
Gaura lindheimeri 'Whirling Butterflies'
Gaura lindheimeri 'Whirling Butterflies' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Butterfly Bush, Indian Feather
family:  Onagraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.20m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
description:
Grey-green leaves and white flowers aging to soft pale pink, borne on long slender stems. Very free flowering in August and early September.

cultivation:
Needs a well-drained soil and full sun, will tolerate some drought.
Tends to be short lived and best replaced frequently.

propagation:
By division or cuttings, which root quite easily

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