Saturday, 24 September 2022

Garden Affair : Clitoria

               Butterfly pea or clitoria is a wonderful vine that grows wild and whole vine is adorned with lovely blooms mostly throughout the year.      

                                                    Most common blue colored clitoria flowers

White clitoria 

Clitoria is widely popular plant in our tropical region . It is interesting to know the derivation of flower name Clitoria which is actually derive from Clitoris a female sensitive organ . The shape of flower resemble female organ .                                                                                                               

Butterfly pea or blur colored clitoria plants have medicinal value , they are edible and popularly used in making blue Tea . Blue Tea made from clitoria blooms is considered good for heart, improves skin health.                                                                                                                                          

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  1. The blooms are really lovely. Interesting name ;-)
    All the best, have a nice Sunday and a happy new week!

  2. I do not know this flower. Lovely color and interesting properties.
    Thank you, Arun!
    Happy WW and a fine week!

    ps. Would you be so kind if you have any info about the question from my post regarding
    the image used here, please let me know

    1. I discovered the answer, so do not waste your time with my question.


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