PASSIFLORA 'Snow Queen'

Commonly known as Passion flower

Pure white flowers and filaments. Quite stunning
Further Reading....
  • White
    White with white filaments
  • 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

PASSIFLORA 'Snow Queen'

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    P. caerula x P. 'White Wedding'. A substantial improvement over 'Constance Eliott' with larger and longer-lasting flowers
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider mites, whitefly, mealybugs, scale insects, cucumber mosaic virus
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. UK. 2011. Myles Irvine, Surbiton
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Bowl-shaped
    12cm (4¾in) across. Filaments 8cm (3¼in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Patio / pot plants
  • 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
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Moderately fertile
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Passiflora - Care Guide

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