Twinflower

Botanical Name: Linnaea borealis

Height: Low and spreading.

Season of bloom: Spring.

Growing Conditions: Light shade. Cool, moist, organic and acidic soil.

Wildlife benefits:

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes

Remarks: A lovely evergreen ground cover if you can give it the right woodsy conditions. In many city gardens, it might prove easier in a container with very peaty soil. Enjoy the lovely fragrance of the flowers.

Similar species: Creeping Snowberry.

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