Passiflora Edulis is a hardy evergreen climber with exotic looking flowers and is the vine for the tasty edible passion fruit that flourishes during the summer months. Easy to grow, this bold looking plant produces very fragrant and unusual flowers from May through to October which have white/cream base petals and sit beneath decorative filaments. These showy filaments blend outwards in stunning stripes of deep aubergine purple to splendid white that circulate around exciting three-pronged stigmas and lime anthers. A wonderful variety to have in any garden, it will attract birds and is suited to sunny yet sheltered garden spots, can be grown within greenhouses or patio containers and will reach a mature height of 3m. 9cm pot plants supplied.
|Mature Height||300 cm|
|Mature Spread||250 cm|
|Planting||Plant out as soon as possible. Plant in well dug prepared soil, and add a little manure or organic matter if possible.|
|Soil Type||Moist, relatively fertile soil|
Growing at a glance…
Plants are self pollinating and will produce egg sized passion fruit from late summer. Can be grown in conservatories or in the green house for earlier fruiting, but they need keeping an eye on as they can become rampant. Plant in any fertile well drained soil, preferably in moist soil. Suitable for planting in full sun or in partial shade.