Porterweed is part of the Stachytarpheta genus. Its scientific name is Stachytarpheta jamaicensis.
Attracts caterpillars (Tropical Buckeye)
Often confused with Stachytarpheta urticifolia
This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Porterweed have been kindly provided by our members.
See our list of companion Plants for Porterweed to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Porterweed plants:
Light-blue snakeweed, Blue Porterweed, Blue Snakeweed, Jamaica Vervain, Brazilian Tea, Devil's Coachwhip