Plant Details: Twinflower
Category Perennials  
Zone: 7 - 10
 
Out_of_stock: N
Common Name Twinflower Variety  
Regional Names  
Botanical Name Dyschoriste oblongifolia
Description This is a very drought tolerant perennial that does well in dry sand or well drained organic soils is native to the coastal plain from Mississippi to South Carolina. It is a low-growing perennial flower with small five-lobed lavender tubular flowers. It will re-seed and spread in favorable sites, however it is slow to do this. Dyschoriste oblongifolia is a host plant for the Buckeye butterfly. Mature size is 1'High x 4'Wide. Flowering in late May - June. Loose dry soils in full sun best suits this species. Few gardeners are aware of this superb tough native perennial species.
Notes
 
Plant Growing Conditions

Soil PH
 
Soil Type
 
Water
 
SunLight
 
Foliage
acid:
Y
 
clay:
Y
 
dry:
Y
 
full:
Y
 
Evergreen:
N
neutral:
Y
 
average: 
Y
 
average:
Y
 
partial:
Y
  SemiEvergreen:
N
alkaline:
Y
 
sand:
Y
 
wet:
N
 
shade:
N
  Deciduous:
Y
Plant Pricing
Last Update: 2017-05-27 23:01:37.0
Container Size
Price
1 Gallon
12.00
Last Update:
2009-10-03 14:48:43.0
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