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Passiflora 'Crimson Tears' 4" pot

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.

Water: Moderate.

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.