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PASSIFLORA 'Betty Myles Young'

Commonly known as Passion flower

Large purple flowers. Floriferous and hardy

Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
£16.50 each

 

  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
  • Height - 4.5m (15ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • 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. Produces egg-shaped fruits
  • 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. UK. Myles Irvine
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Bowl-shaped - - to 12cm (4¾in) 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
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - - lightly scented
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
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