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Clitoria Ternatea, Gokarna (Blue) - Plant

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This wonderful twining plant generously bears quite large flowers.
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Clitoria Ternatea, Gokarna (Blue) Plant
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5 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Clitoria Ternatea, Gokarna (Blue)

Plant height: 9 - 15 inches
Plant spread: 4 - 8 inches

Clitoria ternatea, commonly known as Asian pigeonwings, bluebellvine, blue pea, butterfly pea, cordofan pea and Darwin pea, is a plant species belonging to the Fabaceae family.

This wonderful twining plant generously bears quite large flowers which are a beautiful shade of vivid cobalt blue with a white throat. The flowers are presented upside down - the keel petal appears on the top rather than the underside.

Common name(s): Asian pigeonwings, bluebellvine, blue pea, butterfly pea, cordofan pea and Darwin pea, Aparajita
Flower colours: Blue
Bloom time: June
Max reachable height: 15 to 25 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and 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 degrees F to 75 degrees F.

Sunlight: Full sun
Soil: Well-drained soil
Water: Medium
Temperature: 19 to 28 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Clitoria Ternatea

  • 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.

Typical uses of Clitoria Ternatea

Special features: Grown on a support such as a trellis. Weave through a hedge.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: The plant is used for an ornamental purpose.

Medicinal use: NA

References

  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/
  • http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Butterfly%20Pea.html

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5 / 5 Vignesh Asok 01 July 2018
Can this grown in hot places.
4 / 5 shyamal swaroop 29 June 2018
This plant can be planted in a simple pot.
5 / 5 Shailja Mishra 29 June 2018
Very good plant, very impressive packing, 2-3 leaves were dried. But will give 5 star
5 / 5 Gauri Tewari Awasthi 27 June 2018
Given as a gift in the hopes of bringing prosperity to the recipient
5 / 5 Madhuri Gunturu 27 June 2018
Excellent proctus collection

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