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Centrosema sp., Butterfly Pea

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Centrosema sp.

Butterfly Pea
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Origin: Tropical America
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

The Centrosema is a fast-growing climber with fine foliage, pinnate leaves, a great plant for attracting butterflies.

Another species, Clitoria, is similar but the latter has a tubular calyx that is much different from that of Centrosema.





Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/centrosema_sp.htm