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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
description:
Vigorous South American climber, producing very exotic looking blue and purple flowers which may be followed by large bright orange fruits.

cultivation:
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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