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PASSIFLORA caerulea 'Constance Elliot'

Commonly known as Passion flower

Striking ivory white flowers, hardy
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - rich green leaves to 10cm (4in) long, divided almost to the base into 3-9, usually 5 oblong lobes.
  • Cream - creamy-white with pale blue or white filaments
  • Striped, Veined or Multicoloured
  • 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 slender, 4-angled, grooved stems. Produces ovoid, orange-yellow fruits to 6cm (2½in) long
  • 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 - shelter from cold, drying winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - red spider mites, whiteflies, mealybugs, scale insects under glass. 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 - - 7-10cm (3-4in) across
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile
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Passiflora - Care Guide

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