Oval Background

Passiflora Incarnata

Botanical Name:

Passiflora incarnata

Gallery
Download the App
How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Rich, non-saline clays, loams, sands.
Heat Tolerant
yes
Cold Tolerant
yes
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

Plant Type

Climbers, Edible, Ground Cover, Native Plant, Perennial, Vine, Wildflower

Lifespan

Perennial, Woody

Plant Height

12-36 ft.

Flower

White with purple crown fringed flowers having 10 white petals and sepals and a central crown of pinkish-purple filaments. The flowers bloom in summer and are fragrant. Flowers bloom from May to July.

Fruit

Fleshy, leathery egg-shaped, fruits called maypops appear from July to October and mature to a yellowish color with brown seeds in fall. They "pop" when crushed., Yellow

Benefits
Ornamental

Showy, Blooms ornamental, Ground cover, Arbor, Twines on fences & other plants, Climbs walls & columns

Attracts

Butterflies

Taxonomy

Order

Violales

Family

Passiflora - Passion Flowers

Genus

Passiflora

Preload 404