Gaura coccinea (Scarlet Gaura)
Family:
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
     
Gaura coccinea has white flowers which turn pink as the blooms age. Flowers have four petals and eight stamens, which is typical of the family Onagraceae. Gaura coccinea grows on dry sites.

Vegetation zone:  Plains, Foothills, Montane
Time of bloom:  May - July
Origin:  Native
Eastern Colorado Wildflowers