Plant Care Blue Pea Vine

Blue Pea Vine

About Blue Pea Vine

This plant can grow into an arbor and look an amazing focal point in any garden. It needs an abundance of water and good drainage. It likes dry sandy soil, open areas of pine-oak, oak-hickory woods, clearings and thickets.


Clitoria ternatea

Also known as

Asian Pigeonwings, Asian Pigeonwings, Asian pigeonwings, butterfly pea, cordofan pea, blue clitoria, blue pea vine, bluebellvine, blue pea and Darwin pea

How to care for Blue Pea Vine


How often to water your Blue Pea Vine

Water needs for Blue Pea Vine
0.5 cups
every 9

Blue Pea Vine needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Blue Pea Vine

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Asian Pigeonwings in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blue Pea Vine: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Blue Pea Vine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Blue Pea Vine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Blue Pea Vine in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Blue Pea Vine

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Blue Pea Vine: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Blue Pea Vine after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Blue Pea Vine is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Blue Pea Vine

Blue Pea Vine

Blue Pea Vine

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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