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Hardy Passionflower, Blue Passionflower
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Quick Overview
  • Hardy Passionflower 
  • Fast growing 
  • Exquisite ornate flowers
  • Forms a large outdoor vine
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Native to southern Brazil and Argentina, this stunning passionflower is one of those must-have plants for creating that tropical Britain look. Passiflora caerulea is a vigourous vine, fully hardy in most parts of Great Britain, with lush exotic palmate-lobed leaves and a stunning white and purple-blue flower which are produced throughout the summer and beyond. These flowers, with their ornate anthers and stamens and exquisite colouring are too complex to describe, but in close-up they are truly magnificent and were the inspiration for many of William Morris' designs. When the vine covers a tree in a large drift they make a wonderful sight. Plant it where it can get the sun, ideally so it can drape itself over a tree or a large trellis and it will reward you for years.

A very tough plant - the hardiest of the passifloras - it survives extreme frosts and snow.


Additional Information

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Family Passifloraceae
Sub-Family Passifloroideae
Geographical Origin Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil
Cultivation Sun. Very easy. Tolerant of neglect but keep watered during the summer. Keep it on a trellis or wall. Old plants can get very large and develop thick liana-like vines, so keep it pruned
Eventual Height Large. Can cover a tree to 15 m
Eventual Spread Prune to suit
Hardiness Fully hardy
Passiflora caerulea seeds
Hardy Passionflower, Blue Passionflower
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