Clitoria ternatea

Blue Pea, Blue Vine, Butterfly Pea, Pigeon Wings

Family: Fabaceae Pea

Type Perennial, vine
USDA Hardiness range 9B - 11
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Purple
Bloom time Late Spring to Early Winter
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Arbor
Height 24" to 15' / 60cm to 4.60m
Spread n/a
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Evergreen
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Irregular or sprawling, spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Attracts birds, invasive