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Great Plant Combinations - soft silvers and whisper whites traditional-landscape
 

Great Plant Combinations - soft silvers and whisper whites

Showing restraint in the plant palette allows this stunning glass sculpture to shine.
Design and photo credit; Le jardinet
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1. Start with a froth of white flowers.Whirling butterflies (Gaura lindheimeri) is one of the most enchanting summer perennials. The delicate, white, butterfly-like flowers are suffused with pink and dance in the slightest breeze, bringing movement and color to the summer garden. Each plant produces dozens of flowering stems, so when they're massed together, as in this design, the effect is of a soft floral haze.This is a woody perennial, so do not cut it to the ground in winter. Allow the twiggy structure to remain, which will protect the crown from frost damage. When new growth is visible in spring and you are sure the danger of frost has passed, trim the stems to the new growth to shape the plant.USDA zones: 5 to 9 (find your zone) Water requirement: LowLight requirement: Full sunMature size: 2-foot basal foliage with 4-foot flowering spikesWhen to plant: In spring or fall

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Fei Deng added this to front yard landscape
August 30, 2014
Gaura or dancing butterflies
eochiai added this to Deer resistant flowers
August 11, 2014
Start with a froth of white flowers. Whirling butterflies (Gaura lindheimeri) is one of the most enchanting summer perennials. The delicate, white, butterfly-like flowers are suffused with pink and dance in the slightest breeze, bringing movement and color to the summer garden. Each plant produces dozens of flowering stems, so when they're massed together, as in this design, the effect is of a soft floral haze. This is a woody perennial, so do not cut it to the ground in winter. Allow the twiggy structure to remain, which will protect the crown from frost damage. When new growth is visible in spring and you are sure the danger of frost has passed, trim the stems to the new growth to shape the plant. USDA zones: 5 to 9 (find your zone) Water requirement: Low Light requirement: Full sun Mature size: 2-foot basal foliage with 4-foot flowering spikes When to plant: In spring or fall
amsanty added this to amsanty's ideas
August 10, 2014
Pretty white or color
mar2waylat added this to mar2waylat's Ideas
June 28, 2014
Flowers
judith195 added this to Plants
June 5, 2014
Gaura Lindheimeri USDA zones: 5 to 9 (find your zone) Water requirement: Low Light requirement: Full sun Mature size: 2-foot basal foliage with 4-foot flowering spikes When to plant: In spring or fall
rabn22 added this to Exterior
May 18, 2014
1. Start with a froth of white flowers. Whirling butterflies (Gaura lindheimeri) is one of the most enchanting summer perennials. The delicate, white, butterfly-like flowers are suffused with pink and dance in the slightest breeze, bringing movement and color to the summer garden. Each plant produces dozens of flowering stems, so when they're massed together, as in this design, the effect is of a soft floral haze. This is a woody perennial, so do not cut it to the ground in winter. Allow the twiggy structure to remain, which will protect the crown from frost damage. When new growth is visible in spring and you are sure the danger of frost has passed, trim the stems to the new growth to shape the plant. USDA zones: 5 to 9 (find your zone) Water requirement: Low Light requirement: Full sun Mature size: 2-foot basal foliage with 4-foot flowering spikes When to plant: In spring or fall
elliojani added this to Plantings for front yard
May 6, 2014
graceful shape, easy care, full sun
lindaandjim added this to lindaandjim's Ideas
April 29, 2014
White flowers
saablady22 added this to Landscape Ideas
April 12, 2014
Flowers
onthefritz3 added this to Gardening
April 11, 2014
Gaura plant
marjie1059 added this to Garden, yard, patio
April 2, 2014
trees, flowers
Meredith added this to kitchen
February 26, 2014
Whirling butterflies (Gaura lindheimeri), lavendar grosso
fairyangel added this to Garden
February 23, 2014
beautiful flowers and great next to trees
marika999 added this to TEXTURE TALK - gardens
February 16, 2014
Whirling butterflies (Gaura lindheimeri) is one of the most enchanting summer perennials. The delicate, white, butterfly-like flowers are suffused with pink and dance in the slightest breeze, bringing movement and color to the summer garden. Each plant produces dozens of flowering stems, so when they're massed together, as in this design, the effect is of a soft floral haze. This is a woody perennial, so do not cut it to the ground in winter. Allow the twiggy structure to remain, which will protect the crown from frost damage. When new growth is visible in spring and you are sure the danger of frost has passed, trim the stems to the new growth to shape the plant. USDA zones: 5 to 9 (find your zone) Water requirement: Low Light requirement: Full sun Mature size: 2-foot basal foliage with 4-foot flowering spikes When to plant: In spring or fall
tascharaymond added this to garden
February 4, 2014
1. Start with a froth of white flowers. Whirling butterflies (Gaura lindheimeri) is one of the most enchanting summer perennials. The delicate, white, butterfly-like flowers are suffused with pink and dance in the slightest breeze, bringing movement and color to the summer garden. Each plant produces dozens of flowering stems, so when they're massed together, as in this design, the effect is of a soft floral haze. This is a woody perennial, so do not cut it to the ground in winter. Allow the twiggy structure to remain, which will protect the crown from frost damage. When new growth is visible in spring and you are sure the danger of frost has passed, trim the stems to the new growth to shape the plant. USDA zones: 5 to 9 (find your zone) Water requirement: Low Light requirement: Full sun Mature size: 2-foot basal foliage with 4-foot flowering spikes When to plant: In spring or fall
1foofer1 added this to Garden
January 19, 2014
Birch andwoodland plantings
Soils Alive added this to Butterflies, Bees, & Other GOOD Bugs!
January 3, 2014
Butterfly Plants
Nancy Conner - City Realty Inc. added this to Ideas for Westlake
December 25, 2013
Great colors & shapes
cottage4 added this to Garden
December 1, 2013
whirling butterfles
cjohnsaustin added this to Exterior Ideas
September 29, 2013
Whirling butterflies (Gaura lindheimeri)
207main added this to Landscape Ideas
September 19, 2013
Great growing/care information
pbx2 added this to Landscape
September 15, 2013
Whirling but­ter­flies (Gaura lind­heimeri) is
gutgal added this to gutgal's Ideas
September 9, 2013
For Sté Adèle
olgawebber added this to olgawebber's Ideas
September 7, 2013
Whirling Butterflies
mariebennett added this to Gardens
September 2, 2013
Great for front entry garden
Haley Simon added this to Plants
August 21, 2013
Whirling butterflies (Gaura lindheimeri) is one of the most enchanting summer perennials. The delicate, white, butterfly-like flowers are suffused with pink and dance in the slightest breeze, bringing movement and color to the summer garden. Each plant produces dozens of flowering stems, so when they're massed together, as in this design, the effect is of a soft floral haze. This is a woody perennial, so do not cut it to the ground in winter. Allow the twiggy structure to remain, which will protect the crown from frost damage. When new growth is visible in spring and you are sure the danger of frost has passed, trim the stems to the new growth to shape the plant. USDA zones: 5 to 9 (find your zone) Water requirement: Low Light requirement: Full sun Mature size: 2-foot basal foliage with 4-foot flowering spikes When to plant: In spring or fall
kveljkovic added this to kveljkovic
August 14, 2013
want this in my garden
Mandy Moore added this to Planting Ideas
August 8, 2013
Whirling Butterflies (Guara lindheimeri)
Leanna Rodabaugh added this to leanna_rodabaugh's ideas
August 4, 2013
whirling butterflies plant
monikay added this to garden
August 4, 2013
Whirling butterflies (Gaura lindheimeri)
monikay added this to Patio
August 4, 2013
Whirling butterflies
monikay added this to Sidewalk garden
August 4, 2013
Whirling butterflies
bswartz81301 added this to bswartz81301's Ideas
August 2, 2013
Long flowering
Aqua Netta added this to Outdoor space
July 28, 2013
Love these flowers. Maybe for tall planters.
Jane Batten added this to woodland gardens
July 26, 2013
pretty
sandradeehall added this to Landscape Ideas
July 26, 2013
i love the soft pastel colors. i also love the dreamy etherial movement.
jhengen1 added this to outdoor
July 25, 2013
spidery white woody flowers- backdrop
dcarolinet added this to dcarolinet's ideas
July 17, 2013
Butterflies plant
carmendreamhouse added this to Bathroom Ideas
July 15, 2013
coming upon the blue pot!
laurarow added this to laurarow's Ideas
July 8, 2013
Gauria and river birch
modernz added this to LandScaping
July 8, 2013
jansinc added this to jansinc's ideas
July 7, 2013
delicate white; Is this a native?
chancentral2 added this to front yard
July 6, 2013
Min maintenance
robooski added this to Garden ideas
July 5, 2013
Nice soft plant
manateegirl added this to Landscape Ideas
July 4, 2013
whirling butterflies
awshovel added this to Hovel Garden
July 4, 2013
Low water full sun
cailincapaill added this to cailincapaill's Ideas
June 19, 2013
Gauda
aletheahsu added this to aletheahsu's ideas
June 16, 2013
summer garden
fixinupthenest13 added this to landscaping the next nest
June 15, 2013
types of flowers
ehaas added this to ehaas's Ideas
June 15, 2013
Flowering perennial
1cricket1 added this to 1cricket1's Ideas
June 15, 2013
Plants
rcwhitefield added this to Porches and Landscape
June 12, 2013
Whirling butterflies Gaura Linfheimeri
maruishirx4 added this to garden
June 12, 2013
of the most enchanting summer perennials. The delicate, white, butterfly-like flowers are suffused with pink and dance in the slightest breeze, bringing movement and color to the summer garden. Each plant produces dozens of flowering stems, so when they're massed together, as in this design, the effect is of a soft floral haze. This is a woody perennial, so do not cut it to the ground in winter. Allow the twiggy structure to remain, which will protect the crown from frost damage. When new growth is visible in spring and you are sure the danger of frost has passed, trim the stems to the new growth to shape the plant.
Jacquelyn Tanner added this to jacquelyn_tanner's ideas
June 11, 2013
front yard?
bluwater added this to bluwater's ideas
June 9, 2013
whirling butterflies perennial plant (gaura Lhan???) en mass.
Janine Ducoin Arnold Interior Design, LLC added this to garden
June 9, 2013
Gaura Lindheimer / whirling butterflies zone 5 to 9
fxgal added this to outdoors/ gardens
June 9, 2013
Gaura Lindheimeri (Whirling Butterflies)
carolfriedrich added this to carolfriedrich's ideas
June 9, 2013
Entry garden
kap236 added this to kap236's Ideas
June 9, 2013
Easy garden
khelbling added this to khelbling's ideas
June 9, 2013
perennial
vaniya added this to Exterior Paint + Exterior Front Yard
June 8, 2013
Whirling butterflies (Gaura lindheimeri) is one of the most enchanting summer perennials. The delicate, white, butterfly-like flowers are suffused with pink and dance in the slightest breeze, bringing movement and color to the summer garden. Each plant produces dozens of flowering stems, so when they're massed together, as in this design, the effect is of a soft floral haze. This is a woody perennial, so do not cut it to the ground in winter. Allow the twiggy structure to remain, which will protect the crown from frost damage. When new growth is visible in spring and you are sure the danger of frost has passed, trim the stems to the new growth to shape the plant. USDA zones: 5 to 9 (find your zone) Water requirement: Low Light requirement: Full sun Mature size: 2-foot basal foliage with 4-foot flowering spikes When to plant: In spring or fall
arichardson added this to arichardson's Ideas
June 8, 2013
Whirling butterflies Gaura long blooming
amyhmolepske added this to amyhmolepske's ideas
June 8, 2013
Boat Shrine - garden plant ideas
Cate Feeser added this to house
June 7, 2013
Whirling butterflies (Gaura lindheimeri) is one of the most enchanting summer perennials. The delicate, white, butterfly-like flowers are suffused with pink and dance in the slightest breeze, bringing movement and color to the summer garden. Each plant produces dozens of flowering stems, so when they're massed together, as in this design, the effect is of a soft floral haze. This is a woody perennial, so do not cut it to the ground in winter. Allow the twiggy structure to remain, which will protect the crown from frost damage. When new growth is visible in spring and you are sure the danger of frost has passed, trim the stems to the new growth to shape the plant.
monaco designs llc added this to trixialice's ideas
June 7, 2013
plants
jsdodson added this to jsdodson's ideas
June 7, 2013
gaura lindheimeri and birch
gabyvl added this to gabyvl's ideas
June 7, 2013
whirling butterflies plant
rgkang added this to Landscape Ideas
June 6, 2013
Whirling butterflies (Gaura lindheimeri),
mlvoncase added this to new house
June 6, 2013
Guara
lrhat added this to lrhat's Favorites
June 6, 2013
nice perrenial
Eddit Argentina added this to My House
June 6, 2013
All
gnometo added this to Balcony
June 6, 2013
Whirling butterflies (Gaura lindheimeri) is one of the most enchanting summer perennials. The delicate, white, butterfly-like flowers are suffused with pink and dance in the slightest breeze, bringing movement and color to the summer garden. Each plant produces dozens of flowering stems, so when they're massed together, as in this design, the effect is of a soft floral haze. This is a woody perennial, so do not cut it to the ground in winter. Allow the twiggy structure to remain, which will protect the crown from frost damage. When new growth is visible in spring and you are sure the danger of frost has passed, trim the stems to the new growth to shape the plant. USDA zones: 5 to 9 (find your zone) Water requirement: Low Light requirement: Full sun Mature size: 2-foot basal foliage with 4-foot flowering spikes When to plant: In spring or fall
chemsenf added this to gardening
June 6, 2013
Guarantees - woody perennial, do not cut to ground in winter, wait to trim when new growth begins
monicabv added this to monicabv's ideas
June 6, 2013
whirling butterflies
jodenney added this to outdoor
June 5, 2013
Whirling butterflies for container by driveway
bigkittysmom added this to plants for wildlife & birds
June 5, 2013
front gate
clair618 added this to clair618's Ideas
June 5, 2013
Garden ideas
lynconley added this to Garden
June 5, 2013
Whirling butterflies
karenmcdowell added this to karenmcdowell's Ideas
June 5, 2013
Whirling butterfly flowers
Susanne O'Trimble Landscape Design added this to PLANTS
June 5, 2013
LA JARDINET
bickel18 added this to bickel18's ideas
June 5, 2013
flower 19
carriejoos added this to carriejoos's ideas
June 5, 2013
the white flowers with shades of pink
judyam added this to garden
June 5, 2013
white, arching
cerblr added this to cerblr's ideas
June 5, 2013
silver garden
Ann Hall Design added this to annhalldesign's ideas
June 5, 2013
beautiful flowers-great movement!
jharriman added this to entrance
June 5, 2013
whirlin butterflies (gaura lindheimeri)
ddeluca2 added this to ddeluca2's ideas
June 5, 2013
low water
Ann Bledsoe added this to ann_bledsoe's ideas
June 5, 2013
draught tollerant plant
lunchlady35 added this to lunchlady35's Favorites
June 5, 2013
Need
Adrian Alvarez added this to Garden Ideas
June 5, 2013
Entry garden plant.
n9inaeb added this to garden
June 5, 2013
Start with a froth of white flowers. Whirling butterflies (Gaura lindheimeri) is one of the most enchanting summer perennials. The delicate, white, butterfly-like flowers are suffused with pink and dance in the slightest breeze, bringing movement and color to the summer garden. Each plant produces dozens of flowering stems, so when they're massed together, as in this design, the effect is of a soft floral haze. This is a woody perennial, so do not cut it to the ground in winter. Allow the twiggy structure to remain, which will protect the crown from frost damage. When new growth is visible in spring and you are sure the danger of frost has passed, trim the stems to the new growth to shape the plant.
bdtrew added this to Landscape Ideas
June 5, 2013
love that they are low water and full sun.
Amanda Poit added this to Landscape Ideas
June 5, 2013
beautiful
Scholz Architects - Cathryn Anne Design added this to Garden
June 5, 2013
Whirling butterflies (Gaura lindheimeri) is one of the most enchanting summer perennials. The delicate, white, butterfly-like flowers are suffused with pink and dance in the slightest breeze, bringing movement and color to the summer garden. Each plant produces dozens of flowering stems, so when they're massed together, as in this design, the effect is of a soft floral haze. This is a woody perennial, so do not cut it to the ground in winter. Allow the twiggy structure to remain, which will protect the crown from frost damage. When new growth is visible in spring and you are sure the danger of frost has passed, trim the stems to the new growth to shape the plant. USDA zones: 5 to 9 (find your zone) Water requirement: Low Light requirement: Full sun Mature size: 2-foot basal foliage with 4-foot flowering spikes When to plant: In spring or fall
hamptonhome added this to Garden ideas
June 5, 2013
Whirling butterflies (Gaura lindheimeri)
tcsunshine10 added this to tcsunshine10's ideas
June 5, 2013
Whirling butterflies(guara lindheimeri) cut once new growth has started in spring
catherinegunnell added this to catherinegunnell's ideas
June 5, 2013
Start with a froth of white flowers. Whirling butterflies (Gaura lindheimeri) is one of the most enchanting summer perennials. The delicate, white, butterfly-like flowers are suffused with pink and dance in the slightest breeze, bringing movement and color to the summer garden. Each plant produces dozens of flowering stems, so when they're massed together, as in this design, the effect is of a soft floral haze. This is a woody perennial, so do not cut it to the ground in winter. Allow the twiggy structure to remain, which will protect the crown from frost damage. When new growth is visible in spring and you are sure the danger of frost has passed, trim the stems to the new growth to shape the plant. USDA zones: 5 to 9 (find your zone) Water requirement: Low Light requirement: Full sun Mature size: 2-foot basal foliage with 4-foot flowering spikes When to plant: In spring or fall
cnissim added this to floral
June 5, 2013
flowers
jamielynch2 added this to Landscape Ideas
June 5, 2013
pretty white soft flowers
eppsden added this to Plants
June 5, 2013
Woody perennials should not be cut back to the ground, like this beautiful guara.
judyish added this to judyish's ideas
June 5, 2013
Whirling butterflies full sun
bkblack added this to bkblack's Ideas
June 5, 2013
For my next garden..
knotsure added this to knotsure's ideas
June 5, 2013
perennial for landscaping full sun low maintenance
shebetz added this to new house ideas
June 5, 2013
whirling butterflies zone 5-9 pretty for front and back yard
Sherin Radwan added this to Garden
June 5, 2013
Whirling butterflies
Sandi Fields Landscape Design added this to sandidesigns's ideas
June 5, 2013
gaura massed
egal58 added this to egal58's ideas
June 5, 2013
Planting
ann7604 added this to ann7604's ideas
June 5, 2013
untidiness of sprawl
cristinasoriano added this to garden
June 5, 2013
gaura lindheimeri
sansoucci added this to sansoucci's ideas
June 5, 2013
Whirling butterflies - woody perrenial
madlon5 added this to Bathroom Ideas
June 5, 2013
color
Janet Taylor added this to janet_stockton's ideas
June 5, 2013
actually, this is what I want to look for.
anniefrau added this to anniefrau's ideas
June 5, 2013
perrenial
poguesa added this to poguesa's ideas
June 5, 2013
whirling butterflies bush
mbegraf added this to OUTSIDE LANDSCAPING IDEAS
June 5, 2013
part of previous front landscpe
pennybeach added this to Garden
June 5, 2013
Gaura
utterrence added this to garden ideas
June 5, 2013
Whirling butterfiles (Gaura Lindheimeri)
esmeebakker added this to Landscape Ideas
June 5, 2013
mooie berk
cyberlew added this to Plants
June 5, 2013
Whirling Butterflies
Amanda Helton added this to outside living
June 5, 2013
whirling butterflies
fraggle07 added this to fraggle07's Ideas
June 5, 2013
Whirling butterflies
koetssm added this to koetssm's ideas
June 5, 2013
Pretty....I love the look of these flowers...
Jonna S added this to Garden
June 5, 2013
Mom, where can I find this "Whirling butterflies"?
moondustdecor added this to moondustdecor's Favorites
June 5, 2013
Garden idea for Lakehouse.
nanny_chelle added this to flower gardens
June 5, 2013
Whirling Butterflies (Gaura lindheimeri)
aabbcc9 added this to back yard
June 5, 2013
do not cut to ground in the winter, cut when new growth appears.
elancaster added this to elancaster's ideas
June 5, 2013
HSB plantings for the hill and front side yard
bsalman added this to garden
June 5, 2013
birch garden
llillygoggiespad added this to llillygoggiespad's Ideas
June 5, 2013
Garden
danielapozzo added this to garden/landscape
June 5, 2013
Whirling butterflies (Gaura lindheimeri) is one of the most enchanting summer perennials. The delicate, white, butterfly-like flowers are suffused with pink and dance in the slightest breeze, bringing movement and color to the summer garden. Each plant produces dozens of flowering stems, so when they're massed together, as in this design, the effect is of a soft floral haze.
Sigrid added this to Gardens
June 4, 2013
Gaura Lindheimeri
shannonreade added this to shannonreade's ideas
June 4, 2013
Butterfly
attilynn added this to attilynn's ideas
June 4, 2013
Whirling butterfly plant
Kathy Salisbury added this to Landscaping
June 4, 2013
Guara!
suefrances added this to houston garden
June 4, 2013
Ed
momsbirdnest added this to momsbirdnest's Ideas
June 4, 2013
Love it
cqsharpe added this to GARDENS & IDEAS
March 11, 2013
Pruning Trees
lolo783 added this to jardin
January 14, 2013
Bouleau
Richard D. Wood added this to richard d. wood, landscape architect
December 30, 2012
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