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Clitoria Ternatea, Gokarna (White) - Plant

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This wonderful twining plant generously bears quite large flowers.
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Plant height : 1 feet (+/- 20%)
The plant is potted in 6 inch plastic Pot
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Description for Clitoria Ternatea, Gokarna (White)

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 Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Asian pigeonwings, bluebellvine, blue pea, butterfly pea, cordofan pea and Darwin pea, Aparajita White June 15 to 25 feet 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 Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full sun Well-drained soil Medium 19 to 28 degrees C 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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Monday, 02 July 2018
Really nice and I have never seen anything like this before ...
Kenpi Lollen Padu
Monday, 02 July 2018
Absolutely no complaints! Beautiful plant, great packaging, prompt delivery.
Tarun Bhatt
Sunday, 01 July 2018
Have never ordered plants on line before but want to tell you how absolutely thrilled I am with the plants.
Bala
Saturday, 30 June 2018
Plant reached in excellent condition along with promised pot
Marudadu RajyaLakshmi
Thursday, 28 June 2018
Do we have to replant it when this will be get delivered to us at home?
Shweta Jain

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