Stachytarpheta ( Purple ) - Plant

Stachytarpheta cayennensis is a species of flowering plant in the verbena family known as false verbena also .
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About Stachytarpheta

Stachytarpheta is a plant genus in the verbena family. The flowers are rich in nectar and popular with many butterflies, such as the South Asian crimson rose, Malabar banded swallowtail, and grass yellow and hummingbirds.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height20 inch (51 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Stachytarpheta ( Purple ),Indian Snakeweed, Blue snakeweed,false verbena
Maximum Reachable Height 4 to 8 feet
Flower Colour purple
Bloom Time Warm months
Difficulty Level Moderately easy

Planting and care

  • This plant is similar to the Blue Porterweed (Stachytarpheta jamaicensis). Whether the two are same, is not clear.
  • This plant produces deep velvety purple blooms continuously from spring to fall.
  • Blooms appear in these approximate colours: Baby blue eyes. Leaves appear approximately as a Apple green.
  • It is a flower and is treated mainly as an annual/perennial, so it can grow either as a single season or multiple season plant.
  • Porterweed is known for its ground covering habit and growing to a height of approximately 60.96 cm (1.98 feet). This plant tends to be in bloom all year round.
  • If you would like to attract butterflies and bees to your garden, consider growing this plant.
  • Stachytarpheta care

  • Indian Snakeweed is a terrestrial, annual or perennial, erect subshrub, up to 2 m tall.
  • Taproot white or brown. Stem quadrangular, solid, glabrous or hairy. Stipules absent.
  • Leaves simple, not lobed or divided, opposite, stalked, elliptic or ovate, more than 2 cm long/wide, usually airy on both sides, margin coarsely dentate, apex acute or obtuse,
  • Sunlight Full Sun
    Watering Keep soil moist throughout the growing season
    Soil Well-drained soil
    Temperature 26 F.
    Fertilizer Use any organic fertilizer

    Stachytarpheta special feature

    This pest-free perennial blooms best during warm months. It is strange how these small blue flowers attract butterflies more than large-blooming, showy neighbors. Blue porter weed gradually reseeds nearby for a fresh batch of new plants.

    Stachytarpheta uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • Introduction
    • Stachytarpheta jamaicensis (L
    • ) Vahl belongs to the family of Verbenaceae and is commonly known as Gervao, Brazilian tea, verbena cimarrona, rooter comb, or blue porter weed
    • It is one of the important plants with high medicinal and nutraceutical benefits Note: The following information is general guidelines
    • Be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines

    Culinary Use:

    • leaves

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Stachytarpheta ?

    Stachytarpheta is commonly known as Stachytarpheta ( Purple ),Indian Snakeweed, Blue snakeweed,false verbena

    How tall do Stachytarpheta grow?

    On average Stachytarpheta grows 4 to 8 feet

    What color are Stachytarpheta ?

    A Stachytarpheta plant bears flowers of color purple

    When Stachytarpheta blooms?

    With enough light, Stachytarpheta may produce purple flowers in Warm months

    How hard is Stachytarpheta to grow?

    A Stachytarpheta is Moderately easy

    How much sunlight does a Stachytarpheta need?

    A Stachytarpheta prefers Full Sun

    How much water does a Stachytarpheta need?

    A Stachytarpheta prefers watering Keep soil moist throughout the growing season

    What kind of soil does a Stachytarpheta need?

    A Stachytarpheta prefers Well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Stachytarpheta like?

    A Stachytarpheta prefers 26 F.

    How often should I fertilize my Stachytarpheta ?

    To encourage Stachytarpheta growth, Use any organic fertilizer



    Reviews

    Thursday, 23 July 2020

    Fresh and beautiful, Must buy!

    Sangeeta Chaudhry

    Tuesday, 21 July 2020

    Can you ensure that your packaging will not spoil the plant.

    ajaz shaikh

    Wednesday, 18 March 2020

    Keep it away from harsh direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.

    Marudadu RajyaLakshmi

    Friday, 28 February 2020

    I like the plant, this is the only plant survive 7 days in traffic and after 2 days it becomes healthier again.

    vibha prabhu

    Thursday, 20 February 2020

    "I can t wait to bulk purchase again.

    Smita Dhall

    Tuesday, 28 January 2020

    Very good garden plants, worth enough for normal gardening. Got for deal price.

    Gaurav Narwania

    Saturday, 23 November 2019

    ?Is it real plant or artificial ???

    jais

    Saturday, 23 November 2019

    Absolutely no complaints! Beautiful plant, great packaging, prompt delivery.

    debkumar dalui

    Friday, 22 November 2019

    Very small but looking cute

    Annie Agarwal

    Sunday, 17 November 2019

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    Anil

    Saturday, 16 November 2019

    Awesome packing for live plant.?

    Gaurav Narwania

    Tuesday, 12 November 2019

    Wow plant in excellent shape.

    Gauri Tewari Awasthi

    Thursday, 07 November 2019

    Properties of this plant makes it??great houseplants.

    Gaurav Narwania

    Wednesday, 06 November 2019

    Wow plant in excellent shape.

    Aparajitha Raja

    Sunday, 03 November 2019

    This is one of my favorite plants.

    Vivek Shanbhag

    Wednesday, 23 October 2019

    I have been growing exotic plants for 50 years

    Habeeb Mahaboob

    Wednesday, 16 October 2019

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    Jolly Joy Monteroyo

    Tuesday, 08 October 2019

    Really nice and I have never seen anything like this before ...

    Grasskhor

    Tuesday, 08 October 2019

    Amazed to see this plant.

    Prem Prakash Agarwal

    Monday, 02 July 2018

    Very nice plant to have.

    Pankaj Kumar

    Sunday, 01 July 2018

    Keep it away from harsh direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.

    Dyutimoy Biswas

    Saturday, 30 June 2018

    Plant came securely packed.Plant is good, no brown leaves. Hope it grows well

    Sriram Sena

    Tuesday, 26 June 2018

    This plant is one of the easiest to grow and requires no extra attention.

    Richa shukla

    Monday, 25 June 2018

    Super happy with this. The packaging was great and the plant itself is exactly what I wanted.

    Sheetal Kulkarni

    Sunday, 24 June 2018

    Young ones adapt better

    Marudadu RajyaLakshmi

    Wednesday, 20 June 2018

    This plant initially takes time to grow.

    Nazneen Shah

    Wednesday, 20 June 2018

    I have got a healthy plant with great packageing.Thanks to nurserylive to give me a great satisfaction.

    Gulshan Bangar

    Monday, 18 June 2018

    Is it a live plant?

    Shakil Anwar

    Saturday, 16 June 2018

    Really nice and I have never seen anything like this before ...

    Ela Murugan

    Wednesday, 13 June 2018

    Bit price is high but it s amazing plant, sun is not required only lighting is enough at any conditions even room light is enough for this plant.

    Anuj Yadav

    Tuesday, 12 June 2018

    This plant is one of the easiest to grow and requires no extra attention.

    Kritika Hr

    Tuesday, 12 June 2018

    Have never ordered plants on line before but want to tell you how absolutely thrilled I am with the plants.

    AMit Saraf

    Monday, 11 June 2018

    How often I need to water it?

    Pavan Chowdary Maganti

    Thursday, 07 June 2018

    It came well packed and is exactly how they show it

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    Tuesday, 05 June 2018

    Wow nice plants in good condition delivered..?

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    Tuesday, 05 June 2018

    I have been growing exotic plants for 50 years

    Akshat jain

    Tuesday, 05 June 2018

    Plants are a great way to bring a little natural beauty indoors.

    Arshad Khan

    Monday, 04 June 2018

    Excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though

    Kumari Divya

    Friday, 01 June 2018

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    Thursday, 31 May 2018

    Fresh and beautiful, Must buy!

    Jyotsna

    Monday, 28 May 2018

    Super happy with this. The packaging was great and the plant itself is exactly what I wanted.

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    Friday, 25 May 2018

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    Monday, 21 May 2018

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    Nandana Pai Kakode

    Monday, 21 May 2018

    i am very excited on seeing a live plant online.

    Sarthak Markam

    Friday, 18 May 2018

    How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?

    Suman Goyal

    Friday, 18 May 2018

    Is the item durable?

    Rajkumar Kuppuraj

    Thursday, 17 May 2018

    I like very much this product.also i received a free gift on my order,i suggest everyone to buy N.L.

    Kuldeep Bishnoi

    Wednesday, 16 May 2018

    "I ve bought quite a few of these and are growing very well.

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    Monday, 14 May 2018

    Good packing. Plant is very healthy and also I received free seeds offer & cashback . Happy :-)

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    Monday, 14 May 2018

    They are the most beautiful, glossy, healthy plants I ve ever seen.

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