clitoria ternatea Plants with white flowers add a calm, cooling splash of color to your landscape. Butterfly pea flowers are large showy purple flowers of 1” to 3” inches long.
clitoria ternatea usually blooms in early spring, early/late summer, or early fall in various flower colors including mauve, white, and deep blue.
The structure of the clitoria ternatea flowers consists of a prominent banner, wing, and keel,
It presenting a resemblance with a butterfly.
These vivid whiteflowers bloom in the morning in an upside-down position and carry no scent or flavor. Full sunlight will provide the best flowering results.
Butterfly pea plants prefer regular watering in the first growing season to absorb nutrients in the soil.
It produces slender new annual stems that grow up to 3 metres long from the woody base each year. The stems do not root at the nodes.
Butterfly pea is a short-lived, herbaceous, perennial climbing, scrambling or trailing herb with a strong woody rootstock. It produces slender new annual stems that grow up to 3 metres long from the woody base each year. The stems do not root at the nodes
- White Clitoria ternatea prefers rich, sandy soil quality with a pH value from 6.6 to 7.5.
- For best results, ensure the soil is well-drained and consists of compost and organic matter.
- Consider transplanting when the seedlings reach a minimum height of 6” inches.
- Dig deep and wide, to easily remove the root system.