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Butterfly Pea Vine

Clitoria ternatea
Vivid, deep blue flowers on a vigorous vine with pods that are edible when young. Ornamental and edible, the flower is used as a food colouring, in meals and as a tea. The striking blue can be modified with the addition of other ingredients, and can be us... Read More
Other Names: Asian pigeonwings, Bluebellvine, Darwin Pea

$18.75

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Specifications of Butterfly Pea Vine

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas QLD, WA

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest First Year

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

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Butterfly Pea Vine Reviews & Tips

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Pam
★★★★★ 11months ago

TWEED HEADS WEST, NSW

Butterfly Pea Vine

I am growing this vine mainly as a ground cover but it might climb a bit on my ornamental windmill. It is a bit slow at the moment but hopefully will pick up in the spring. I planted it in slightly sandy soil.

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