Passion Flower 'Perfume passion' -
Passiflora x belotii 'Perfume passion' (latin)
Adult dimensions: Height up to 3 m, width up to 2 m.
Foliage: Evergreen, can nevertheless loose its leaves in a very harsh winter.
Type of soil: Any, well drained.
Hardiness: Hardy to -12°C when well settled in. Plant it sheltered from drafts and cold winds.
Site: Full sun.
Characteristics and uses: The Passion Flower 'Perfume passion' has superb highly fragrant lilac- white flowers (lemony scent) from April right through to the end of the summer. This climber is very vigorous and grows rapidly once settled. Plant it at the base of a trellis or an arch, preferably sheltered from drafts. In the coldest areas, it is best to plant it in tubs and to keep it in a light, cool room throughout winter.
Finally, do not hesitate to prune your Passion Flower quite hard at the end of winter to encourage it to bush.
Passion flower, Blue (Passiflora caerulea), Hardy to -12°C, beautiful flowers from May/June through until September.