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Butterfly Pea

Clitoria ternatea var. ternatea

Also known as

Blue Pea, Kordofan Pea, Asian Pigeon-Wings

Full Sun
Easy care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Butterfly Pea Overview

A very attractive species because of its hanging blue flowers, which makes it loved by horticulturists and landscapers. The standard petal with yellow markings in this species grows and enlarges to a beautiful fold which makes it eye-catching. Some varieties produce white flowers. ZA Distribution: Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga.

Special features of Butterfly Pea

Attracts birds

Drought resistant

Pot plant

Indoor plant

Attracts bees

Other uses of Butterfly Pea

Other uses