The common name is butterfly peas. The flowers are presented upside down – the “keel” petal appears on the top rather than the underside. A native of subtropical America and Asia, the butterfly pea is beautiful. A vine that can climb to 9 feet in a hot summer. The flowers are produced in late summer, and are completely white A member of the pea family, elongated peas are produced and seeds can be collected for sowing the following year.