Clitoria Ternatea, Gokarna (Blue) - Plant
Common name: Butterfly Pea
Bloom time: Seasonal bloomer
Height: 10.00 to 15.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
The seeds of the Butterfly Pea should be nicked or filed, then soaked overnight in room temperature water before planting. They can be sown directly in the garden with 3-4 inch spacing when the soil warms in the spring.Start seeds indoors 12 weeks before the warm weather arrives, maintaining a temperature within the growing medium of 70°-75° F.
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil: well-drained soil
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Butterfly Peas prefer to be grown in full sun but they will tolerate light shade.
- These are very drought tolerant plants, but they should be watered regularly for the best results.
Grown on a support such as a trellis. Weave through a hedge.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
- Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area.
No serious insect or disease problems. Watch for spider mites. Whiteflies may appear. Anthracnose and bacterial soft rot.
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