Whirling Butterflies

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    Whirling Butterflies @ Izu oshima
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    Whirling Butterflies @ Tokyo Metropolitan Jindai Botanical Park
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    Whirling Butterflies @ Izu oshima

Basic information

Flower Name
Whirling Butterflies
Formal Name
Oenothera lindheimeri
Alias
Gaura, Whirling Butterflies, lindheimeri
Habitat
North America
Morph
Hardy Perennial Grass

Comment

What is Whirling Butterflies

Gaula, scientific name:Oenothera lindheimeri, is a hardy perennial of the genus oenothera ,of the department onagraceae native to North America, . Previous scientific name was Gaura lindheimeri. Early summer-autumn, spikes or racemes of white or pale pink small four-valve flowers bloom. Notable long stamens. Hakcholsou (white grass), pink-flowered cultivars are also called yamamomosou (Madroño grass) white flower varieties.
Growing spindly stems can do in the wild, but the turbulence that we often see wearing less moist, so strapped.

Generic name: Gaula, scientific name:Oenothera lindheimeri, former scientific name:Gaura lindheimeri, aka: lindheimeri, yamamomosou (pink flower, Madroño grass) and hakcholsou (White Butterfly: white flower), Whirling Butterflies ( Whirling butterflies), origin: North America, height: 50-150 cm, leaves: spear-shaped-narrow-lanceolate, leaf margin: sawtooth stock, flowering time: from May to November , petals: 4, size: 2-3 cm,Flower color: white, pale pink, red

Detailed information

Order
Myrtales
Family
Onagraceae
Genus
Oenothera
Species
O. lindheimeri
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cross
Leaf type
Halberd
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Red, Pink, White
Season
MayJunJulAugSepOctNov
Height
50 ~ 150 [cm]
Diameter
2 ~ 3

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