PlantsPassiflora→Blue Passion Flower (Passiflora caerulea)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 10-40 feet
Plant Spread: 6-10 feet
Leaves: Other: Deciduous when temperatures drop below freezing.
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Blooms on new wood
Flower Color: Multi-Color: Blue, green, and purple
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Root
Division
Pollinators: Bees

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The All Things Plants Most Popular Vines and ClimbersThe All Things Plants Most Popular Vines and Climbers
By dave on June 21, 2014

Today we open Vines and Climbers week by giving a list of the top 25 vines in our database, judged by how many contributions have been made to the various plant entries. Enjoy the list!

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Location: NJDate: 2018-07-18
By Onewish1
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Location: NCDate: Jul 28, 2011 5:34 PM
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Location: my garden zone 7b NC, USADate: 2013-07-26
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2011-09-17
By Joy
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Location: my garden Date: 2014-09-06
By piksihk
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2017-12-02
By Gerris2
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Location: A friend's garden , NetherlandsDate: 2009-09-13
By bonitin
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Location: my garden, NC Zone 7ADate: 2011-07-31
By sandnsea2
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Location: My GardenDate: 2013-10-28
By NEILMUIR1
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Location: my garden Date: 2014-09-06
By piksihk
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2015-09-07
By Gerris2
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Location: Clarksville, TNDate: 2017-09-12
By SongofJoy
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Location: NJDate: 2019-06-14
By Onewish1
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2013-07-31
By Joy
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Location: My Garden London, England.Date: 2014-09-29
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Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, GaDate: 2017-07-06Grand Opening - Passion Flower 025
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2018-01-04The tag at Home Depot said 'Lavender Lady'. I don't think that is
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2019-03-21
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2019-09-21an attempt to train the vine
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Date: 2019-08-06
By Leafa
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Location: London/Kent border, England, UK.Date: 14/09/2011Blue Passion flower
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Location: My garden near Lincoln UKDate: 2008-09-20It grew very tall on my south wall for several years until the ma
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2008-09-21
By Joy
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Location: Lisa Veitenheimer Memorial GardenDate: 2011-10-10Brilliant colors, and fragrance
By Debnes
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Location: Lisa Veitenheimer Memorial Garden at WRES, Watauga TXDate: 2011-10-10Note the crown of thorns, 3 nails and 5 loaves...
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2013-09-06
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Location: My Garden London, England.Date: 2014-09-29
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Location: my garden Date: 2015-04-06
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2015-08-06
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2015-08-06
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2015-09-02
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Location: My yard, Yucca Valley,CaDate: 2016-03-16Blue Passion Flower !
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Location: Botanical gardens of the State of Georgia, Athens, GeorgiaDate: 2017-05-02Blue Passion Flower 016
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Location: NJDate: 2018-07-18
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 5-23-19
By jmorth
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 5-23-19
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Location: NJDate: 2019-06-14
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Location: KALAMA WADate: 2020-07-13
By Joy
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Date: Jul 28, 2011 5:35 PM
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Location: my garden, Gent, BelgiumDate: 2010-05-25
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Location: Medina Co., TexasDate: March 25, 2012Blue Passionflower
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2006-10-01
By Joy
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2008-09-21
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2008-09-21
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2008-09-21
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Location: LVMG Watauga TXDate: 2011-10-10Host for Gulf Fritillary Butterfly
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Location: my garden zone 7b NC, USADate: 2013-07-20
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Date: 2014-05-13
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Location: my garden Date: 2014-09-06
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Location: my garden Date: 2014-09-06
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2015-05-05
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2006-11-15
By Joy
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Location: My garden in London England.Date: 2013-03-03It is very cold here but the fruit is hanging on.
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Location: My garden in London England.Date: 2013-03-03
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2013-08-14Photo showing leaves, buds and blooms.
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Date: 2011-06-28Courtesy Outsidepride
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Date: 2013-11-04
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Location: my garden Date: 2015-04-06
By piksihk
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Date: 2009-02-27USDA
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2015-08-02It came to me as Blue Crown
By Gerris2
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2015-08-02It came to me as Blue Crown
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2015-08-02
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2015-08-06First bloom ever on this new plant, propagated from a cutting.
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Location: NJDate: 2019-06-14
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Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)
By sedumzz
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Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)
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Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Aug 2, 2013 3:16 PM

In a mild winter, which has been common here of late, Passiflora caerulea is evergreen. It will die to the ground in a cold winter and is late to come up in the spring. Can be invasive. Will send up new shoots at a fair distance from the original plant.

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Posted by NEILMUIR1 (London\Kent Border) on Mar 3, 2013 11:45 AM

Still with fruit on despite very cold weather.

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Plant Events from our members
piksihk On April 4, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
WG have buds
piksihk On May 31, 2016 Fruit Ripened
Many fruits
piksihk On May 12, 2016 Transplanted
A small rooted plant to HW
piksihk On April 24, 2016 Bloomed
piksihk On July 15, 2015 Fruit Ripened
Picked several fruits- got seeds
piksihk On April 7, 2015 Bloomed
massive amounts of buds! starting to open
piksihk On June 4, 2014 Bloomed
AndreA33 On May 21, 2016 Obtained plant
Acheté chez Lidl et planté près du potager le 24/05/16 au matin.
Mielikki On August 25, 2021 Bloomed
Mielikki On April 28, 2021 Obtained plant
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