This ornamental tree grows as a big tree with more than 20 ft in height or can be grown as a small, 10-20 ft tall tree, with regular water, in full sun or semi-shade exposures. Clitoria fairchildiana produces white, off-white, and lavender to purple colored flowers and is classified as an ethnomedical plant.
Clitoria fairchildiana attracts both butterflies and hummingbirds, making a great addition to any garden or landscape. Unlike many other plants, it does not require a lot of maintenance, so it is perfect for those who don't have much time for gardening.
The USDA Hardiness Zone is 9-11 so it can be grown in those parts of the United States. In cold regions, where temperatures fall below freezing for extended periods, Clitoria fairchildiana should be grown in a container, kept indoors during winter and moved outdoors during the summer months. Be sure to provide regular water, but avoid overwatering.
Clitoria fairchildiana is definitely a great addition to any garden, offering beautiful, fragrant flowers and minimal maintenance.