Scented gaura, Drummond’s Beeblossom
Gaura drummondii (Spach) T. & G.
Sweet Gaura is a multi-branched annual reaching a height of 8 to 24 inches. The narrow, lance-shaped leaves are one to three inches long. The white to pinkish flowers have four petals that are each one third of an inch in length. Sweet Gaura is frequently found in sandy soil of the Edwards Plateau and South Texas Plains and blooms from February to November.
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