Dyschoriste humistrata

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 8B 9A 9B 

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Swamp Twinflower


Plant Specifics

Size:About 0.5 ft
Life Span:Annual to short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Lavender
Habitats:Forested areas around wetlands


Recommended Uses:Wildflower garden, groundcover
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil/Substrate:Loam, Sand



Larval host for common buckeye (Junonia coenia).