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Plant Characteristics

  • Pride of Place Plants
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Low Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Pink
  • Light Pink
Flower Type*
  • Fragrant
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
  • Burgundy/Crimson/Maroon
  • Red/Brilliant Red
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Red
  • Green
  • Burgundy/Crimson
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Red
  • Burgundy/Crimson
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Bees
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Prefers Dry Soils
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Well-Drained
  • Low Water Use
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Xeriscape Suitable
  • Average
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
  • Seed
Season of Interest*
  • Summer Flowering
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Rock Gardens
  • Mass Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Accent Plant

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Gaura is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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Gaura lindheimeri 'Crimson Butterflies'
PP13189 Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Crimson Butterflies Wand Flower online. Very compact, dark crimson foliage with stout reddish stems. Tolerant of high humidity and drought. Early spring until frost.

Mature Height:

12-16 Inches

Mature Spread:

12 Inches

Hardiness Zone:


What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Onagraceae · Common Name: Wand Flower

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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I am very pleased with the tree I purchased. It's a beautiful tree and doing very well.

Kempner, TX
November 2016

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