Hammock Twinflower

Hammock Twinflower, also known as Swamp Twinflower, is an beautiful, dense, evergreen perennial creeping ground cover. It’s decumbent stems spread slowly and they root in various places as they touch moist soil. The deep green small leaves are opposite each other on the stem, somewhat ovoid in shape, and about 1/4 inch long. It produces small purple flowers through warm conditions throughout the year. It is adapted to shade or sun in moist to average conditions, however, it does not tolerate extended periods of drought in drier locations. It is a larval plant for Common Buckeye butterflies.