False Foxglove – Agalinis species

False Foxglove, Agalinis species, is a US and Canada native host for Buckeye butterflies. (See map at bottom of page.)

False Foxglove Agalinis species Host for Common Buckeye butterfly

False Foxglove
Agalinis species
Host for Common Buckeye butterfly

False Foxglove Agalinis species Buckeye laying eggs

False Foxglove – Agalinis species
Buckeye butterfly laying eggs

False Foxglove  Buckeye Butterfly Caterpillar

False Foxglove Host Plant
Buckeye Butterfly Caterpillar

False Foxglove Agalinis species Host for Common Buckeye butterfly

False Foxglove
Lavender Bloom

False Foxglove Agalinis species Host for Common Buckeye butterfly

False Foxglove
Over 6 feet tall

False Foxglove Agalinis species Host for Common Buckeye butterfly, Tiger Swallowtail butterfly

False Foxglove
Tiger Swallowtail butterfly
Drinking nectar from flowers

Buckeye butterfly caterpillar on false foxglove

Buckeye Butterfly Caterpillar
On False Foxglove

Buckeye butterfly caterpillar on false foxglove

Buckeye Butterfly Caterpillar
Eating False Foxglove

False Foxglove and Sleepy Orange Butterfly

False Foxglove
Sleepy Orange Butterfly

Long-tailed Skipper butterfly Drinking from False Foxglove

Long-tailed Skipper butterfly
Drinking from False Foxglove

Palamedes Swallowtail butterfly Drinking from False Foxglove

Palamedes Swallowtail butterfly
Drinking from False Foxglove

Agalinis false foxglove us map native plant

US Map Native Agalinis
False Foxglove

There are quite a few Agalinis species of plants.

Nectar source for butterflies and many other insects.

Annual

Height varies depending upon species, from 12″ to over 6′ tall

Bloom – lavender, white, yellow, depending upon species

Flowers in the fall

Soil, water, depends upon species

Full sun

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