Asystasia gangetica

An attractive groundcover with dark green foliage and masses of small white flowers which have purple markings in the throat
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AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 0.3m x 0.6m
FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D

ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS:
Attracts lots of butterflies. Larvae of the yellow Pansy butterfly feed on the foliage.

MAINTENANCE:
Low maintenance

WATER REQUIREMENTS:
Water moderately throughout the year

GARDEN THEMES:
Country, forest, tropical

LANDSCAPING USES:
Plant in a moist soil in a sunny or semi-shade position. It also suits planter boxes and large containers. The flowers of Asystasia gangetica attract butterflies and it is the larval host plant to 7 species of butterfly.
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