Plant Care Gaura lindheimeri

Gaura lindheimeri

Also known as

Lindheimer's beeblossom, White gaura, Pink gaura, Lindheimer's clockweed and Indian feather


Oenothera lindheimeri

How to care for Gaura lindheimeri


How often to water your Gaura lindheimeri

Water needs for Gaura lindheimeri
0.5 cups
every 9

Gaura lindheimeri needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Gaura lindheimeri

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Gaura lindheimeri in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Gaura lindheimeri: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Gaura lindheimeri love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Gaura lindheimeri does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Gaura lindheimeri

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Gaura lindheimeri: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Gaura lindheimeri after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Gaura lindheimeri is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Gaura lindheimeri

Gaura lindheimeri

Gaura lindheimeri

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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