Twin Flower - Dyschoriste oblongifolia - Native Butterfly Host and Nectar Plant
Twin Flower, Oblongleaf Snakeherb
Dyschoriste oblongifolia, Ruellia oblongifolia
Plant Type: Perennial groundcover
Height: 6-12 in.
Light Requirements: Part shade
Water/Soil Requirements: Grows well in a variety of soil types, prefers well-drained soil
Propagation: By cuttings and seeds
Host Plant: Common Buckeye Butterflies
Plant Twin Flower in your yard to attract butterflies and enjoy watching the butterfly life cycle!
Twin Flower (Dyschoriste oblongifolia) is a native butterfly host plant for the Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia) butterfly. Twin Flower has a light lavender flower and is often used as a groundcover in low maintinance gardens. Plant Twin Flower in your yard to attract butterflies and enjoy watching the butterfly life cycle!