Butterfly Pea, plant

$7.70$14.30 incl. GST

Usually Available: October to April. dormant May to September
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Clitoria ternatea
Pot Size: 50mm tube, 100mm pot


Butterfly Pea plant, Clitoria ternatea, is also known as Conch Flower. Flowers colour varies and may be White or Blue. The striking bright blue-purple flowers used as a food colouring, particularly to colour boiled rice blue. Uses in Ayurvedic medicine. Butterfly Pea plant is native to Asia and is suitable to most soils in a protected, sunny position. Drought and frost tender. A perennial plant, growing to 4.5m x 4.0m. Flowers in late summer.