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Passiflora caerulea

Blue passion flower

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsJune & October
  • Height0.7m to 2.5m
  • Spread7m to 10m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourWhite pink blue
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades

Description

Passiflora caerulea (Blue passion flower). This is a fast-growing evergreen or semi-evergreen climber it produces beautiful flowers with pale pink petals. These are followed by edible, but not delicious, egg-shaped yellow fruit.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Deciduous or Evergreen, Fragrant

Other common names

Passion flower

Origin

Central and Western S. America - Brazil

Interest and use

Wall or trellis, conservatory, ornamental fruit, indoors. Summer/Autumn interest.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium, Rich
  • Soil pH7.0
  • 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

Seed in early spring or cuttings in summer. Thin out growth.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphids, occasionally cucumber mosaic virus attacks leaves.

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