Crimson Tears Passion Flower. Very beautiful hybrid from Europe. The flowers are bright maroon with many fine-textured filaments tipped in white. Easy to grow. Roland dedicates this hybrid to the victims of Sept. 11.
([(P. kermesina x P. caerulea) x P. racemosa] x P. gritensis) x P. amethystina. Subgenus: Passiflora. Roland Fischer's hybrid.
Light: Full sun. In warm climates, it benefits from some shade in the afternoon.
Soil: A wide range of soil, but it must be well-drained.
Fertilizer: A slow-release, bloom-booster type fertilizer is appreciated, but beware of using a fertilizer with too much nitrogen as it may push leaves at the expense of flowers.
Hardiness: Zone 11.