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Blue Butterfly Pea

$1.75Price
  • Native to Southeast Asia, the Clitoria ternatea, commonly known as the Blue Butterfly Pea, is a stunning flowering vine renowned for its vibrant, azure blossoms.

     

    The star attraction of your garden, these seeds produce mesmerizing indigo-blue flowers that captivate the eye and add a touch of ethereal beauty to any landscape.

     

    Beyond their aesthetic appeal, Blue Butterfly Pea Flowers are celebrated for their potential health benefits. Rich in antioxidants, they have been traditionally used in herbal remedies and teas, believed to promote vitality and overall well-being.

     

    Explore the culinary world with these unique flowers! Infuse vibrant blue tones into your beverages, cocktails, or culinary creations. Impress your guests with visually stunning dishes that not only taste delightful but also look like works of art. If you'd like to purchase dried flowers, visit https://www.aikidoenchanted.com/product-page/blue-butterfly-pea-flowers-0-5oz

     

    Days to Maturity: 90-110 Days

    Seeds per pack: 10

    • Climate: Blue butterfly pea plants thrive in warm tropical and subtropical climates. They prefer temperatures between 70°F to 95°F (21°C to 35°C).

    • Soil: Use well-draining soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH (pH 6-7). Adding organic matter like compost can improve soil structure.

    • Sunlight: Blue butterfly pea plants prefer full sun but can tolerate partial shade. Ensure they receive at least 6 hours of sunlight per day.

    • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water the plant when the top inch of soil feels dry. During hot weather, more frequent watering may be necessary.

    • Planting: If you're starting from seeds, soak them in warm water for a few hours or until they swell before planting. Plant the seeds about 1 inch deep in the soil. Space multiple plants about 6-12 inches apart.

    • Germination:Germination typically takes 1-2 weeks. Once the seedlings are large enough, thin them to the desired spacing.

    • Fertilizing: Use a balanced, all-purpose fertilizer during the growing season. Follow the package instructions for application rates. Avoid over-fertilizing, as this can lead to excessive foliage growth with fewer flowers.

    • Mulching: Apply a layer of mulch around the plants to retain soil moisture, suppress weeds, and regulate soil temperature.

    • Support: Blue butterfly pea plants can benefit from support structures, especially if they are climbing varieties. Provide a trellis or other support to help the vines climb.

    • Pests and Diseases: Keep an eye out for common pests like aphids and caterpillars. Neem oil or insecticidal soap can be used to control pests. Ensure good air circulation to prevent fungal diseases.

    • PestsBlue butterfly pea flowers are usually ready for harvest when they are fully open. Harvest them in the morning when the flowers are at their freshest. Both flowers and leaves can be used for various purposes, including tea and culinary applications.
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