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botanical name:
Passiflora caerulea
Passiflora caerulea © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Passion flower
synonyms:  Passiflora chinensis
family:  Passifloraceae
characteristics: climber, evergreen, semi-evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 6.00m
width: 6.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: climber
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
fruit colour: orange
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Vigorous South American climber, producing very exotic looking blue and purple flowers which may be followed by large bright orange fruits.

Well drained, fertile soil in sun or part shade. Reasonably hardy and usually successful in a mild or sheltered position.
If required, prune lightly in autumn. In spring old shoots can be cut back by about one third.

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