Butterfly Pea "Blue" - Live Plant


Blue Butterfly Pea (Clitoria ternatea)

4in pot size

Butterfly Pea (Clitoria ternatea) is a unique flowering plant known for its blue-purple flowers. Butterfly Pea is generally low-maintenance, making it an attractive addition to a garden for gardeners. Enjoying it for its ornamental value and culinary uses. Adjust care based on local conditions, and enjoy the beauty of its unique flowers.

The most valued feature of Butterfly Pea is its vibrant blue to purple flowers. There are plenty of different flower colors.

Growth Habit:
Butterfly Pea is a climbing plant, making it great for trellises.

Blooming Season:
This plant produces flowers throughout the warm months of the year, and each blossom usually lasts for a day.

Culinary Uses:
Butterfly Pea flowers are often used in traditional Asian cuisines for their natural blue color. They are used to make color changing tea and as a natural food coloring.

Plant Butterfly Pea in full sunlight for the best flowering. It can tolerate partial shade but may bloom less.

Well-draining soil is preferred. Enrich the soil with organic matter for better growth and overall health.

Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Ensure proper drainage to prevent root rot.

Butterfly Pea prefers warm temperatures and is sensitive to frost. It thrives in tropical and subtropical climates.

Feed the plant with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer during the growing season.

Prune the plant to encourage bushier growth. Pinch off the tips regularly to promote branching.

Pests and Diseases:
Watch out for pests like aphids and caterpillars. Treat pest issues promptly.

Culinary Use:
Tea Preparation: Harvest flowers for making tea. The blue color can change to purple with the addition of acidic ingredients like lemon juice.

Shipping from United States

Processing time

2-7 business days

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

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Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept cancellations

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are we organic?

Although we aren't certified organic we use only organic practices we no use of pesticides or insecticides.

Sizing details:

Pot size - 3in, 4in or 5in (based on listing)
Plant height - 6+ inches

Shipping from our nursery to you:

We ship on Monday & Tuesdays according to climatic conditions to ensure your plants arrive in a timely manner for proper care, without unnecessary time spent in their dark box.

Where we cannot ship to:

At this time we are not able to fulfill orders outside of the U.S. due to agriculture regulations.
We also do not ship to Hawaii or Alaska because of their distance from our nursery and the sensitive nature of the plants we ship.

i like this plant very much

I received a healthy plant, I can hardly wait for blooms. Thank you.

The plant was packaged really well. Arrived on time and has already started flowering. Great experience and would buy again from the seller.

So happy with my purchase and the fabulous customer service I received!!! The size of Blue Butterfly Vine I ordered was not sent because the seller noticed an infestation of some sort. They very generously sent me two of the smaller size --arrived quickly and are very healthy!! Also they included a White Butterfly Vine for Free because they had to make the change to my order. So very kind and generous!! All three plants are growing beautifully and one has already started to flower. I will be back again next year to buy again!! Many Thanks !!

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