Gaura coccinea

Scarlet Gaura
Oenothera suffrutescens (Gaura coccinea)

Family: Evening Primrose (Onagreaceae)
AKA: Scarlet Beeblossom
Photo taken on: May 14, 2009
Location: White Rock, NM
Life Zones: Plains to montane
Habitat: Dry areas, roadsides

Grows to 12" in clumps. Pink flowers have long stamens and turn red as they age.

Red & Orange Flowers | Pink Long Clusters