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Dyschoriste linearis

 
Dyschoriste linearis

Common name snake herb
Family acanthaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers purple (summer)
Size 8-12"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes well-drained soil, drought-tolerant

Evergreen perennial native to Texas, with dense foliage and small lavender-purple flowers tucked in among the leaves. Good ground cover, although it does not spread very fast.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: back fence border

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