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Passiflora racemosa /Passion Flower

Passiflora racemosa  / Passiflora racemosa
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Exotic flower with prominent floral parts


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Scientific Name: Passiflora racemosa
Common Name: Passion Flower
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Red
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Green
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
Plants That Attract Butterflies
Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: Produces clusters, up to 12 per cluster, of strikingly beautiful scarlet flowers in summer and fall. It can be grown as far north as zone 8b, where it is commonly killed to the ground in winter. However, where the roots are mulched, it will come back in spring. They are also grown in containers and protected from freezing. It has dark green foliage on vines that grow up to 30 feet in length. It produces green, oval shaped, edible fruit in autumn.