Porterweed is part of the Stachytarpheta genus. Its scientific name is Stachytarpheta jamaicensis.
Attracts caterpillars (Tropical Buckeye)
Often confused with Stachytarpheta urticifolia
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These plants have been known to grow well alongside Porterweed so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Porterweed so avoid planting these within close proximity:
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