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Today's bloom is Butterfly Pea (Clitoria ternatea)

Bloom of the Day for October 12th, 2012:

Butterfly Pea
(Clitoria ternatea)

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Information:
Type of plant: Annuals, Tropicals and Tender Perennials, Vines and Climbers

Bloom color: Medium Blue, Dark Blue, Blue-Violet, Purple

Bloom time of year: Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 10a to Zone 11

Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m), 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m), 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m), 12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing: 3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

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6 vendors have this plant for sale.

51 members have or want this plant for trade.

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pirl wrote:
Lovely!

marti001 wrote:
Wow!! I love this flower! I've got to find me some seeds. With a total of 382 feet of fence, I can have lots of climbing flowers.


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