Twin Flower - Dyschoriste oblongifolia - Native Butterfly Host and Nectar Plant

Shady Oak Butterfly Farm

$18.00 
SKU: TWFL-SP-6

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Twin Flower, Oblongleaf Snakeherb

Dyschoriste oblongifolia, Ruellia oblongifolia

Plant Type: Perennial groundcover

Zones: 8-11

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!

 

A few of the butterflies and moths we raise at Shady Oak Butterfly Farm