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Passiflora × allardii

Passion flower

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Features

  • BloomsJune to October
  • Height7m to 10m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourWhite, pink, red
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Passiflora × allardii (Passion flower). This species will produce 3-lobed leaves, The flowers are very colourful, they are white suffused with pink.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Vine

Origin

S. America, New Zealand

Interest and use

Grown for their unique flowers, each one with a central corona of filaments. Flowers every season. Attracts butterflies

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Rich
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Plant in a rich, well-drained soil in full sun and water regularly in summer. Prune congested or overgrown plants in spring and provide support. Fully frost hardy to frost tender, they are best suited to warm areas. Propagate from seed or cuttings or by layering in summer.

Propagation

Propagate from seed in spring or cuttings or by layering in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

They are susceptible to nematodes.

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