More Information About Jeffersonia
There are only two species in the genus, Jeffersonia dubia, from Asia and Jeffersonia diphylla, native to the eastern US. In its native habitat, jeffersonia is limited to habitats of moist alkaline woodlands, where it covers the ground as far as the eye can see.
Tips for Growing Jeffersonia (Twin Leaf)
Jeffersonia is a low-growing woodland plant with charming but short-lived white or lilac flowers in spring. Like many woodland plants, jeffersonia prefers dappled shade and consistently moist, well-drained soil amended with plenty of leaf compost.