Krishna Kamal, Passion flower, Passiflora incarnata (Purple)



Growing Passionflower is best for trellises, arbors, walls or fences to add a tropical flair to your garden. When you know that it has a unique flower shape, fragrant and how to care for Passion Flower plants, you will be rewarded with many years of lovely flowers.

  • What makes it special:One of the best attractive flowering plants.
  • Low maintenance plant.
  • Perfect plant for outdoor trellises, arbors, fences etc.
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1 Krishna Kamal, Passion flower, Passiflora incarnata (Purple) – Plant
2 5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

This product does not have flowers at the time of shipping. Afterward, the plant will bloom and that will be of the purple colored flower.Passiflora is a genus of the Passion Flower Family, Passifloraceae. There are over 550 species in the Passiflora.

It is a small vine that trends to grow in all directions and therefore looks best in natural and informal plantings. Passionflowers are deciduous perennial flowering plants with large leaves, serrated, and have typically 3-5 lobes. Its flower blooms one by one beginning at the oldest part of the vine and proceeds sequentially along its length and flowers are showy, 2.5″ diameter, fringed flowers having white or purple petals and sepals and a central crown of pinkish-purple filaments.Flowers bloom in summer and are fragrant. Fleshy, egg-shaped, edible fruits called maypops appear in July and mature to a yellowish color in fall.

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Common Name Passion Flower, Purple passionflower, Apricot Vine, Maypop, Wild Passion Flower, Rakhi Flower.
Maximum Reachable Height 2-4 meter
Flower Colour Purple
Bloom Time June-August in Northern India,December-February in Southern India
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting And Care


Refer our Beginners garden guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.



Morning sunlight of 3 – 6 hours a day is ideal for flowering and plants grow well in bright light for the rest of the day.

soil should be well-drained, fertile, and rich in organic content for growing Passion Flower plants.

WateringPoke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.

Apply 3 cups (approx.150ml) of water when the topsoil (1-2 inches) in the pot feels dry to touch.

Do not overwater the plant.

As a rule of thumb, water the plants thoroughly in summer and reduce watering in the winter and rainy seasons.

Water should be applied preferably in the morning or evening.

Application of FertilizerBefore application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant, it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

Apply organic fertilizer once a month during the main growing season (February-March)

Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

Plant ProtectionRemove dead, infected, or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.

For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil, or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.


Don’t Do overwater the plant especially when the pot doesn’t have a drainage hole.

Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves because it may cause fungus infection.

Krishna Kamal Care

Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.

Apply 3 cups (approx.150ml) of water when the topsoil (1-2 inches) in the pot feels dry to touch.

Keep the plant in artificial bright light.

Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.


Key requirements to keep the plant healthy:

Sunlight Natural bright light with morning sunlight(3-6 hours)
Watering Apply 3 cups (approx.150ml) of water when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch
Soil Well-drained, fertile, and rich in organic content
Temperature 25-32 Degree Celsius
Fertilizer Apply organic fertilizer once a month during the growing season (February-March)

Krishna Kamal Special Feature

It has a unique flower shape and fragrant

Krishna Kamal Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • They are used to grown on fences or trellises or allowed to scramble over shrubs and trees or other support structures

Medicinal Use:

  • Historically, the plant has been used as an herbal medicine in the belief it may treat anxiety, insomnia, or hypertension
  • Passion Flower roots are used to make tea in North & South America
  • Note: The following information is general guidelines, be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines


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