Porterweed, Tall Lavender Purple – Stachytarpheta cayennensis – Butterfly Nectar Plant

Tall Purple Porterweed - Stachytarpheta cayennensis - Butterfly Nectar Plant

Tall Purple Porterweed
Stachytarpheta cayennensis
Butterfly Nectar Plant

Tall Purple Porterweed - Stachytarpheta jamaicensis - Butterfly Nectar Plant - Pipevine Swallowtail

Tall Purple Porterweed – Stachytarpheta cayennensis – Butterfly Nectar Plant – Pipevine Swallowtail

Tall Purple Porterweed - Stachytarpheta jamaicensis - Butterfly Nectar Plant

Tall Purple Porterweed
Stachytarpheta cayennensis
Butterfly Nectar Plant

Tall Purple Porterweed - Stachytarpheta jamaicensis - Butterfly Nectar Plant - Long-tailed Skipper

Tall Purple Porterweed
Stachytarpheta cayennensis
Butterfly Nectar Plant
Long-tailed Skipper

Porterweed, Tall
Stachytarpheta cayennensis lavender/purple
Nectar rating 1-10: 10

Zones: 11 – 8b

Height: 6’+

Soil: average

Water: average

Light: sun to light shade

Bloom color: pink, coral, lavender, purple

Bloom time: spring through fall where frozen to ground in winter

Propagation: cuttings

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