Water Hyssop (Bacopa monnieri) - Butterfly Host Plant
Water Hyssop, Indian Pennywort
Plant Type: Perennial herb
Light Requirements: Part shade to full sun
Water/Soil Requirements: Grows well in a variety of soil types, prefers consistently moist soil, can grow in standing water
Host Plant: White Peacock Butterfly
Plant Water Hyssop in your yard to attract butterflies and enjoy watching the butterfly life cycle!
Water Hyssop (Bacopa monnieri) is a native butterfly host plant found in the United States. Water Hyssop is a perineal that loves wet, sunny areas. It is the host plant for the White Peacock (Anartia jatrophae) butterfly. Plant Water Hyssop in your garden to attract butterflies and enjoy watching the butterfly life cycle!