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Passiflora × exoniensis

Passion flower

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourRed-pink shades
  • Leaf ColourRich green

Description

Passiflora × exoniensis (Passion flower). The leaves are 3-lobed and rather hairy, The flowers are about 15cm wide with red on the outside with a pink inside.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Vine

Origin

Garden origin

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 or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°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.

Propagation

Propagate from seed or cuttings or by layering in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to red spider mites, nematodes and scale insects.

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