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Passiflora 'Vivacemente'


Vivacemente Passion Flower. Fragrant, frilly light purple flowers with white striped filaments. Leathery trilobed leaves are dark green on a vigorous vine.  It will re-sprout from the roots if the top is damaged by cold.  Tolerates high summer heat.

(Passiflora incarnta x P. cincinnata 'Dark Pollen')  Maurizio Vecchia's hybrid.  Photo courtesy of Maurizio Vecchia.

 

Light: Full sun, part shade.  There will be less flowers in part shade.

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 9,  but possibly lower in a sheltered location.




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