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Updated 10/15/2023

Purple or Blue Flowers

HAWAII - ENDEMIC

Nama sandwicensis

HINAHINA KAHAKAI

 

Jacquemontia ovalifolia

subsp. sandwicensis

PA'UOHI'IAKA 

 

Solanum nelsonii

NELSON'S SOLANUM   POPOLO

 

Clermontia parviflora

'OHA WAI 


HAWAII - INDIGENOUS

Ipomoea indica

INDIAN MORNING GLORY

 

Bacopa monnieri

WATER HYSSOP     'AE'AE

 

Plectranthus parviflorus

'ALA'ALA WAI NUI

 

Vitex rotundifolia

BEACH VITEX     POHINAHINA

 

 

 


HAWAII - POLYNESIAN INTRODUCTION

Ipomoea batatas

SWEET POTATO        'UALA

 

 


HAWAII - NATURALIZED

Asystasia gangetica 

CHINESE VIOLET    COROMANDEL

 

Thunbergia grandiflora 

BENGAL TRUMPET

 

Barleria cristata

PHILIPPINE VIOLET

 

Emilia sonchifolia

FLORA'S PAINTBRUSH

 

Calotropis gigantea 

CROWN FLOWER

 
Calotropis procera 

SMALL CROWN FLOWER

 
Cyanthillium cinereum

LITTLE IRONWEED

 

Ageratum houstonianum

AGERATUM    MAILE HONOHONO

 

Wahlenbergia gracilis

WAHLENBERGIA

 

Commelina benghalensis

HAIRY HONOHONO

 

Commelina diffusa

HONOHONO

 
Tradescantia zebrina

WANDERING JEW

 

Eichhornia crassipes 

WATER HYACINTH

 

Clitoria ternatea

BUTTERFLY PEA

 

Macroptilium atropurpureum 

CREEPING MACROPTILIUM

 

 
Vitex trifolia

THREELEAF VITEX

 

Stachytarpheta cayennensis

VERVAIN

 
Stachytarpheta jamaicensis

JAMAICAN VERVAIN

 
Verbena litoralis  

VERVAIN    OWI

 

 

Nicandra physalodes

APPLE OF PERU

Centratherum punctatum

BRAZILIAN BUTTON FLOWER

 

Sherardia arvensis

BLUE FIELDMADDER

 

Solanum mauritianum 

WOOLY or EAR-LEAVED NIGHTSHADE

 

Duranta erecta  

GOLDEN DEWDROP

 

Thunbergia laurifolia

BLUE TRUMPET VINE

 

Stachys arvensis

STAGGERWEED

Stictocardia tiliifolia

CRIMSON MORNING GLORY   PILIKAI

 

Sigmoidotropis speciosa

WANDERING COWPEA


Heliotropium amplexicaule

 BLUE HELIOTROPE

 

Tibouchina urvilleana

LASIANDRA

Bonnaya antipoda

SPARROW FALSE PIMPERNEL

 

Torenia crustacea

BRITTLE FALSE PIMPERNEL

Cuphea carthagenensis

TARWEED

 

Cuphea hyssopifolia

FALSE HEATHER

Torenia asiatica

WISHBONE FLOWER   OLA'A BEAUTY

 

Ipomoea cairica

IVY-LEAVED MORNING GLORY

 

Coleus scutellarioides

COLEUS

 

 
   

HAWAII - CULTIVATED

Aristolochia ringens

GAPING DUTCHMAN'S PIPE

 

Jacaranda mimosifolia

JACARANDA

 

Ipomoea spp.

UNKNOWN MORNING GLORY

 

Ocimum basilicum var. thyrsiflorum

THAI or ORNAMENTAL BASIL

 

Rosmarinus officinalis

ROSEMARY

 

Bougainvillea spp.

BOUGAINVILLEA

 

Nymphaea sp.

WATER LILY

 

Plumbago auriculata

CAPE PLUMBAGO

 

Dichorisandra thyrsiflora

BLUE GINGER

 

Curcuma sp.

ORNAMENTAL TURMERIC

 

Vitex agnus-castus

VITEX     CHASTE TREE or BERRY

 

Thunbergia erecta

BUSH CLOCK-VINE, BUSH THUNBERGIA

KING'S MANTLE

 

Salvia leucantha

MEXICAN BUSH SAGE

 

Lavandula dentata

FRENCH LAVENDER

 

Dianella atraxis

NORTHERN FLAX LILY or DIANELLA

 

Hibiscus cultivar

HIBISCUS 'TYLENE'

Vinca major

BLUE PERIWINKLE

 

Rotheca myricoides

BLUE BUTTERFLY BUSH

Viola sp.

HYBRID VIOLET

 

Guaiacum officinale

LIGNUM VITAE

Allamanda blanchetii

PURPLE ALLAMANDA

 

Agapanthus praecox

AFRICAN BLUE LILY

Lonchocarpus violaceus

LILAC TREE

 

Passiflora loefgrenii

PURPLE PASSION FLOWER

   


NORTHWEST USA - INDIGENOUS

Camassia quamash

QUAMASH or SMALL CAMAS

 



SOUTHEAST USA - INDIGENOUS

Lycium carolinianum

CHRISTMAS BERRY

or CAROLINA DESERT THORN