Clitoria ternatea

Butterfly Pea Vine

R60.00

A perennial twining (not climbing) vine with lovely bright blue flowers that can also be used as food and drink colouring.

 

30 seeds per packet.

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Whether you are growing flowers or vegetables or both, growing your own plants from seed, is one of the most rewarding things for any gardener and you don’t even need a green thumb to do it. With our guidance, it couldn’t be easier!

Flower type:Air
Life cycle:Tender Perennial
Climate:Thrives in warmer temperatures. Does not tolerate frost.
Sowing guide:Direct sow in September to December, after the last frost.
Germination guide:14-21 days @ 21 C. Bury seed under a 3-5 cm layer of soil.
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:40 cm
Pinch:Not necessary
Flowering time:50-60 days after sowing
Final height:180-250 cm

Growing Tips:

Provide horisontal trellis for vine to grow on.


Harvesting Tips:

Harvest flowers and use in food and drinks.