Andrographis paniculata

Species

  • Creat
  • Andrographis paniculata
  • Nilavembu
  • King of bitters
  • Kirayat
  • Andrographis subspathulata
  • Andrographis latebrosa
  • Andrographis stricta
  • Chuan xin lian

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Andrographis paniculata, otherwise known as creat, is a annuals, herbs plant species native to Montana.

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Appearance

Bloom color
violet
lavender
purple
lightYellow
Foliage
Herbaceous
Smooth-Textured

Space

Dimensions

Andrographis paniculata can grow from 0.3m to 0.9mm tall
0.3m to 0.9m
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Spacing
0.38
0.6

Sun

Optimal
Full
Partial
Dispersed

Water

Optimal
Wet

Soil

Soil PH Requirements
5.6
8.5

Time

Bloom Time
Non-patented
Blooming Habit
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Reproduction

Seed Collecting
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Patent information
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost
By simple layering
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season