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Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Other: Alternate
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Lavender
Pink
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Seed pods-allow seeds to dry in pods before collecting

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Common names
  • Butterfly Pea
  • Butterfly Pea Vine
  • Atlantic Pigeonwings

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Location: Southern Pines, NC
Date: June 8, 2022
Mary's butterfly pea #219; RAB page 635, 98-42-1; AG page 145, 32
Photo by stone
Location: Illinois, US
Date: 2019-09-01
Location: Southern Pines, NC (Reservoir Park)
Date: June 23, 2022
Mary's butterfly pea #219; RAB page 635, 98-42-1; AG page 145, 32
Location: Illinois, US
Date: 2019-09-01
Location: Southern Pines, NC
Date: June 8, 2022
Mary's butterfly pea #219; RAB page 635, 98-42-1; AG page 145, 32
Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: September 2010
the delicate blooms appear in spring and again in fall

Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: all photos from my garden
Date: 2015-07-21
Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2013-06-24

Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: Northeastern Texas
Date: June, 2010
A low growing vine blooms in spring and fall
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