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Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Plant Height: 6-10 feet
Plant Spread: 5-8 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Root
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Common names
  • Passion Flower
  • Passionflower
  • Passion Vine
  • Passionvine

Comments:
  • Posted by sheryl (Hot, hot, hot, Feenix, AZ - Zone 9b) on Dec 9, 2011 7:33 PM concerning plant:
    Beautiful, almost other-worldly flowers on vigorous vines. Loves heat. Can survive some drought. I have grown this both in Phoenix, Arizona and currently in Tennessee.

    Passionflowers are a host plant for the Frittilary butterflies. They might partially defoliate the plant but I've never seen one permanently harmed. The butterflies then come back and add to the show when the plant is in bloom.
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ShawnSteve On August 9, 2021 Bloomed
Previously flowered. Has a very nice fragrance, & Butterflies, are attracted to leaves, for laying eggs.
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