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Scientific name: Stachytarpheta urticifolia

  • Plant type | shrub
  • English | Blue porter weed
  • Dutch | Raspa blauw
Blue porter weed, Raspa blauw
Stachytarpheta urticifolia

IN GENERAL

  • Height in meters | 0.60
  • Grows | fast
  • Flowers are | blue
  • Leaves are | green

IN YOUR GARDEN

  • Wind tolerance | high
  • Drought tolerance | high
  • Salt tolerance | high
  • Sun or Shade | sun

REMARKS

This Blue Porter Weed (Raspa as it is known here) is always in bloom. Re-seeds itself and can therefore be used as a wild flower in the larger areas in your garden. Make a mix with the red Porter Weed and the different Ruellia varieties and you will have a beautiful flower bed.

PESTS & DISEASES

No known pests or diseases for this plant