False Foxglove – Agalinis species

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

There are quite a few Agalinis species of plants.

Nectar source for butterflies and many other insects.


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