Blue Butterfly Pea Flower

Explore the wonders and delights of Blue Butterfly!

What is Blue Butterfly?

Clitoria ternatea, or Butterfly pea flower, is a plant that is found in Indonesia. The flower is often dried and crushed to use in teas and drinks to add a blue coloring to them.

two green matcha teas and two blue teas in white cups
blue tea and dried butterfly pea flower
Teas and Drinks

Teas or drinks that include butterfly pea flower will often turn a nice bright blue color. However, if the drink is mixed with lemongrass or any acidic foods, the color will then turn to a nice violet. A small amount of this powder does not change the flavoring, only the color.