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botanical name:
Passiflora x violacea
Passiflora x violacea © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Passion flower
synonyms:  Passiflora x caeruleoracemosa
family:  Passifloraceae
characteristics: climber, evergreen
height: 6.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: climber
leaf colour: green
flower colour: purple
main season:
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -7°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
description:
Evergreen tendril climber, or semi-evergreen in areas with cool winters. 3 to 5 lobed leaves. Freely produced, very attractive, rich violet purple flowers during the summer. Seldom fruits. Rather variable and several different forms exist, including some named cultivars.

cultivation:
Well drained soil in sun or part shade. Reasonably frost hardy, but best in a warm location or can be grown in a conservatory.

propagation:
By cuttings or layering.

other notes:
Hybrid of Passiflora caerulea x Passiflora racemosa, bred by y Loiseleur-Deslongchamps, France, 1824.

RHS AGM

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