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Passion Flower
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Passion Flower

Lush Twining Tendrils

White flowers wearing a spiky crown of violet are unusual, and according to legend, commemorate the Crucifixion. Large blooms are followed by egg-shaped, deep orange fruits that have a flavor reminiscent of blackberries and are good for baking. Benefits from hoop or trellis support and enjoys full sun. Zones 8-10, but can be grown as a house or patio plant in northern areas.
  • 97662
  • Plant
  • $19.99
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Passiflora caerulea
  • Height: 12-14 feet.
  • Spacing: 12-18 inches.
  • Depth: Plant the same depth as in the pot.
  • Spread: 12-16 feet.
  • Light Required: Full sun to partial shade.
  • Color: Creamy white petals with a central band of purple-blue filaments.
  • Foliage: Large 5 lobed leaves that are immune to insects.
  • Blooms: Early to mid summer.
  • Fruit: Edible orange fruits.
  • Zone: 8-10 (10 degrees F)
  • Form: Herbaceous perennial vine
  • Flower Form: White flowers with a spiky crown of violet.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, humus enriched soil.
  • Growth Rate: Rapid once established, which takes approximately 3-4 weeks.
  • Pruning: Only to restrict growth as needed.
  • Size: Exotic looking 3-4 inch flowers.
  • Comments: A favorite vine, loved for its exotic, stunningly beautiful flowers that cover the luxuriant plant and are set off by the attractive dark green foliage. The name stems from the supposition by early Spanish expolrers that the flowers represented the instruments of Christ's Passion: parts can be claimed for the three nails, five wounds, corona or halo of glory; the five petals and five segments represent the ten Apostles and the tendrils the scourges. Large, orange, edible fruit produced in the fall are another reason for this vines popularity.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE Tropicals & Houseplants
1A-4A 4/29/19 - 6/7/19
4B 4/29/19 - 6/7/19
5A 4/29/19 - 6/7/19
5B 4/29/19 - 6/7/19
6A 4/29/19 - 6/7/19
6B 4/29/19 - 6/7/19
7A 4/1/19 - 6/7/19
7B 4/1/19 - 6/7/19
8A & B 4/1/19 - 6/7/19
9A & B 4/1/19 - 6/7/19
10A & B 4/1/19 - 6/7/19
Last Order Date 6/3/2019

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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