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PASSIFLORA

Commonly known as Granadilla, Passion flower

TENDRIL climber with a unique structure which requires large bees, humming birds or bats for pollination. Attractive to many butterflies some develop false eggs to fool laying insects and some exude fluids which attract ants which predate pests.

Some species, such as the blue passion flower,  are extending their range and are at risk of becoming invasive.

Genus of about 450 species of mostly evergreen climbers from tropical woodland mainly in North, Central and South America, and in tropical Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen
  • Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging - tendril climber
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - Granadilla, Passion Flower.Hardy species ideal for wall or trellis
  • Pests & Diseases - red spider mite, whitefly, mealybug, scale insects under glass. Cucumber mosaic virus.
  • Place of origin - mainly tropics, South America, Asia, Australia and Pacific islands
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter - shade from hot sun
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - shelter from cold, drying wind
Passiflora - Care Guide

Buy Varieties of PASSIFLORA

PASSIFLORA 'Amethyst'   AWARD

PASSIFLORA 'Amethyst'  >


Commonly known as: Passion flower.
('Lavender Lady') - purple to purple-blue flowers with green anthers
£15.00 each

PASSIFLORA antioquiensis

PASSIFLORA antioquiensis  >


Commonly known as: Red banana passion flower.
Huge pendulous rich rose-red flowers with a violet corona. Tender except in mild locations but a most spectacular plant for the conservatory
£15.00 each
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PASSIFLORA caerulea   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Blue passion flower.
Hardy blue passion flower
£14.50 each

PASSIFLORA caerulea 'Constance Elliot'  AWARD

PASSIFLORA caerulea 'Constance Elliot'  >


Commonly known as: Passion flower.
Striking ivory white flowers, hardy
£15.00 each

PASSIFLORA x caeruleoracemosa   AWARD

PASSIFLORA x caeruleoracemosa  >


Commonly known as: Passion flower.
(x violacea) - mauvish red passion flower
£16.50 each

PASSIFLORA edulis

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Commonly known as: Passion fruit, Purple granadilla.
Edible yellow or purple fruits. Large flowers which have curly white filaments striped with purple on a white and green background
Multibuy Any 3+ for £3.00 each
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Seeds £5.00 packet
£17.50 each

PASSIFLORA mollissima

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Commonly known as: Banana passion flower.
Pendent long pale pink tubular flowers in late summer
£16.50 each

PASSIFLORA quadrangularis   AWARD

PASSIFLORA quadrangularis  >


Commonly known as: Giant granadilla, Square stemmed passion flower.
Fragrant deep red flowers with massive coronas of wavy filaments banded red/purple, white and pink
£27.50 each
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PASSIFLORA 'Snow Queen'

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Commonly known as: Passion flower.
Pure white flowers and filaments
£16.50 each

Useful extras...

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Arches - Obelisks & Trellis
Metal wall trellis
Steel garden trellis panels finished with ball finials. 10 year guarantee.
3 options from £10.45

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

Vermin & Pest Control
SB Plant Invigorator
This is a non-biological non-chemical plant insecticide and mildewcide. Works against the physical motion of the insect. Perfect for all plants and edible crops.
Only £9.00

Garden Goodies
Slate Plant Labels
These wonderfully tactile natural slate plant labels are hand made in Cornwall and come with a chalk pen. Just stick them in your pot or border. Pack of 6.
Only £10.20

Garden Goodies
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5
Only £10.20

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Sisal Twine
2ply sisal garden twine - 250 grams
Only £4.50

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