This unique and hard to find variety grows in shrub form and can reach about 10 feet as a standard plant. It is the important plant for monarch butterfly reproduction. Upright growth is marked by gray green leaves accented by clusters of purple white blossoms. These booms are commonly used in Hawaii for leis
1. Native to India, China as well as Cambodia
2. Hardy outdoors in zones 9+
3. The genus name comes from the Greek words kalos meaning beautiful and tropos meaning boat
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