AWARD

PASSIFLORA x caeruleoracemosa

Commonly known as Passion flower

(x violacea) - mauvish red passion flower
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Deeply 3- to 5-lobed rich-green leaves 12-15cm (5-6in) long.
  • Red
    Red-purple with spreading corona filaments deep purple at the base, white above
  • Height
    6m (20ft) 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
    Variable, vigorous tendril climber with branching, slender stems
  • Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse
    Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
  • Full sun

PASSIFLORA x caeruleoracemosa

 
Available late spring to early summer 2023 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£17.50 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2023
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Produces ovoid green fruit to 6cm (2½in) long
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider mites, mealybugs, scale insects, whiteflies, 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
    10-13cm (4-5in) across
  • Hardiness
    Tender (greenhouse & conservatory)
  • 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 moist well-drained soil
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Passiflora - Care Guide

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