Twinflower

Fact sheet: Twinflower

Dyschoriste oblongifolia is a rounded plant that attains a height of 6 to 12 inches. It is commonly used in the landscape as a ground cover and has pretty flowers that are quite striking when closely observed. Twinflower, as the name implies, has paired lavender flowers that occur throughout the year; the heaviest bloom is in May. These plants have a relatively open habit and should be closely spaced in order to cover an area effectively.

Scientific name: Dyschoriste oblongifolia
Pronunciation: diss-kor-RISS-tee ob-long-if-FOLE-ee-uh
Common name(s): twinflower

Fact sheet: Twinflower

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