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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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PASSIFLORA 'Amethyst'

 
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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
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil - moderately fertile
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Passiflora - Care Guide

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