Botanical name: Gaura lindheimeri ‘Whirling Butterflies’
Common name: “Wand Flower”
Size: 2-3′ x 2-3′
Light: Full sun/pt shade
Snowy-white, four-petaled flowers open on long, wiry, wandlike stems rising from plants with narrow, maroon-spotted leaves from late-spring into the fall if regularly deadheaded. This cultivar is more compact and is said to be more floriferous than the species.