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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.
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PASSIFLORA 'Amethyst'

Commonly known as Passion flower

('Lavender Lady') - purple to purple-blue flowers with green anthers
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  • Evergreen
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - to purple-blue with green anthers
  • Height - 4m (13ft) or more
  • 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 - vigorous tendril climber
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - produces ellipsoid orange fruit to 6cm (2½in) long
  • Pests & Diseases - red spider mites, whiteflies, mealybugs, scale insects, cucumber mosaic virus.
  • Place of origin - garden origin
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Bowl-shaped - - to 11cm (4½in) across
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Pruning group 8 - Suitable for: Wall trained shrubs and less vigorous climbers.
    Action: For climbers 'spur prune' by cutting back 3-4 buds of the permanent framework. For wall trained shrubs cut back flowered shoots to within 2-4 buds of permanent framework.
    When: Annually after flowers if on previous year's growth, or in late Winter or Spring if on current year's growth.

    RHS group 12 & 13
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - moderately fertile
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