Passiflora Vitifolia - Plant
Description for Passiflora Vitifolia
Passiflora vitifolia is a vine with cylindric stems covered in red-brown hairs when young. The name is derived from the shape of leaves resembling that of grape leaves. The flowers are a beautiful deep red. Leaves are five-lobed and flowers are slightly smaller, but with the same stunningly beautiful flower and edible fruit
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Perfumed Passion Flower, Grape Leaved Passion Fruit||Red||Spring and summer through fall||5 m||Easy|
Planting and care
|Full sun but will tolerate light shade for a short portion of the day.||Well-drained soil.||Average Water||The vine is moderately hardy and can be killed back by hard freezing temperatures or prolonged frosts.||Time release fertilizer granules in early spring and again in summer.|
Caring for Passiflora Vitifolia
- Prune out inner growth periodically to keep plant open and healthy.
Typical uses of Passiflora Vitifolia
Ornamental use: Used as a ground cover, on trellises or other supports for the lovely flowers and abundance of butterflies and hummingbirds they attract. Wonderful over a trellis as a shade-providing option or as a slope stabilizer, tropical selections can be grown as houseplants in a very bright window.
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Can this grown in hot places.
Very nice plant to have.
Very nice plant. Got delivered with very good condition. Gonna order one more