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Blue Porters Weed - Stachytarpheta jamaicensis- Rooted cuttings

Blue Porters Weed - Stachytarpheta jamaicensis
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Item #: blue-porterweed
Regular Price: $1.25

A native to south Florida, blue porters weed has naturalized outside of it's original, historic range to become quite widespread in Florida. The purple flowers of the Porters Weed are a larval host to the Common Buckeye Butterfly.

Botanical Name: Stachytarpheta sp.
Nectar Plant For:Gulf Fritillary, Julia, and Large Orange Sulphur and many others.

Zone: Tropical (9 to 11) Water Requirement: Average
Height: 1-3 foot Nectar: Good
Sun: Light shade to Full Sun Soil: Moist
Bloom: Purple Misc.: