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Clitoria ternatea/Blue Pea Vine

Clitoria ternatea / Clitoria ternatea
Flower and foliage
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Flower and foliage

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Scientific Name: Clitoria ternatea
Common Name: Blue Pea Vine
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: An annual, herbaceous vine that flowers is less than two months after the seeds are planted. Will grow as a long, slender vine unless pinched to make it more compact. Blooms well during the summer months. Provide a sunny, well drained site.