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BLUE PEA VINE Clitoria sp.
Long-tailed Skipper Urbanus proteus and Dorantes Skipper Urbanus dorantes Host or Larval Food Plant
Double Blue Pea Flower
Long-tailed Skipper Butterfly
Urbanas proteus caterpillar in a nest of leaves Clitoria sp.
Botanical Name: Clitoria sp.
Common Names: Double Blue Pea Vine
Plant type: Vine
Zone: 9 - 11 / Reseeds as an annual
Size: Grows to 10 feet with support
Water: Average water needs.
Soil: Well drained soil
Propagation: Seed; Plant 1/3 inch deep in soil. May be started indoors to transplant in your garden earlier in the spring.
Bloom: Deep purple double bloom. An attention catching flower in any garden.
Note: Host plant for Long-tailed Skipper Urbanus proteus and Dorantes Skipper Urbanus dorantes