The Diminutive Gaura, a Prairie Beauty (Gaura spp. cultivar) Native to North America.
The Gaura (The genus name Gaura comes from the Greek and
means 'superb") A member of the Evening-Primrose Family
(Onagraceae). The white flowers turn a delicate shade of pink
as they age. 4 petals with 8 stamens; a single female stigma shows
a cross shape, with back-curving, slightly pubescent sepals.
Indeed, in any language, a superb union of form & color!
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