Twinflower (Linnaea borealis) in the Abelias Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Twinflower
Give a thumbs up American Twinflower

Botanical names:
Linnaea borealis Accepted
Linnaea borealis var. longiflora Synonym
Linnaea borealis subsp. borealis Synonym
Linnaea borealis subsp. longiflora Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Shrub
Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Very strongly acid (4.5 – 5.0)
Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 2 to 4 inches
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Pink and white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: Cold stratify for @ 60 days if planting in the spring.
Other info: Air dry seeds for fall planting.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Pollinators: Various insects

Linnaea Borealis

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