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Stachytarpheta jamaicensis

Blue Porterweed

2-5 ft.

2-5 ft.

Moderate to fast

Full sun to light shade

A native evergreen perennial that blooms nearly year-round. Host plant for the tropical buckeye butterfly and will attract other butterflies, bees and even hummingbirds. Although it won’t get tall, this plant spreads well and can be used as a groundcover in native garden. Drought tolerant once established.