What can you do to beautify your garden, make it practically no maintenance necessary and draw beneficial bees, butterflies and birds to the yard? Simply plant some Butterfly Pea Plants. Never heard of them? They are beautiful lavender or pinkish blue colored flowers that do all of the above mentioned, plus you can make tea from their dried buds. Is there anything this flower can’t do? So if you are looking for a hard working beauty to give you the most bang for your gardening buck, read on to learn more.
- The butterfly pea plant is also sometimes referred to as climbing butterfly pea plant, wild blue vine plant, or spurred butterfly pea vines
- Butterfly pea plants are very adaptable and will grow in most types of soil, but proper drainage of soil is mandatory
- Butterfly pea plants are low maintenance that require little care since they do not need fertilizer and prefer to go long periods between watering
“This is an excellent plant for any lighting condition, including full sunlight, shade or semi-shade.”