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PASSIFLORA caerulea

Commonly known as Blue passion flower

Hardy blue passion flower
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  • Evergreen
    Rich-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long, divided into, usually, 5 oblong lobes.
  • Striped, Veined or Multicoloured
  • White
    Sometimes pink tinged with purple-, blue-, white-zoned coronas.
  • Height
    10m (33ft) 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
    Fast-growing tendril climber with moderately branching, slender, 4-angled, grooved stems.
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

PASSIFLORA caerulea

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Ovoid, orange-yellow fruit to 6cm (2½in) long
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider mites, whiteflies, mealybugs, scale insects, cucumber mosaic virus.
    Place of origin
    Central and west South America
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Bowl-shaped
    7-10cm (3-4in) 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 moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile
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Passiflora - Care Guide

Buy Varieties of PASSIFLORA caerulea

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PASSIFLORA caerulea 'Constance Elliot'

PASSIFLORA caerulea 'Constance Elliot'

Passion flower

striking ivory white flowers, hardy

 
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