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Passiflora Vitifolia

44900

Description

Passionflowers are in the top ten of one of the most spectacular vines that could grace a garden.

Passiflora vitifolia is a vine with cylindrical stems covered in red-brown hairs when young. The name is derived from the shape of leaves resembling that of grape leaves. The flowers are a beautiful deep red.

Leaves are five-lobed and flowers are slightly smaller, but with the same stunningly beautiful flower and edible fruit.

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Description

 

Common Name Perfumed Passion Flower, Grape Leaved Passion Fruit
Maximum Reachable Height 5 m
Flower Colour Red
Bloom Time Spring and summer through fall
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting And Care

Prune out inner growth periodically to keep the plant open and healthy.

Passiflora Vitifolia Care

Sunlight Full sun but will tolerate light shade for a short portion of the day.
Watering Average Water
Soil Well-drained soil.
Temperature The vine is moderately hardy and can be killed back by hard freezing temperatures or prolonged frosts.
Fertilizer Time-release fertilizer granules in early spring and again in summer.

Passiflora Vitifolia Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • Used as a ground cover, on trellises or other supports for the lovely flowers and abundance of butterflies and hummingbirds they attract
  • Wonderful over a trellis as a shade-providing option or as a slope stabilizer, tropical selections can be grown as houseplants in a very bright window

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