82 members have or want this plant for trade. On Oct 10, 2003, dahlia_guy from Saint Helens, OR wrote: Fun plant. UPDATE Thanks to the photos on this and other sites, and thanks to the plant's throwing out a few more blooms, I now know that I have P. incarnata, not P. caerulea. I had them in a 2' pot for about 2 years where they only managed to get about 3' tall. my plant stands in a green house and grows easily 5+m in one growing season (i´m located in the temperature climate). My plant is now about 12' long and have finally started blossoming. Although we had several males of various Fritillary butterfly species (Variegated, Regal, and the Great Spangled), there were no females around to lay eggs. It throws up suckers everywhere, strangling shrubs and trees. It blooms daily. (The hurricane knocked down the blooms, but I got some more.) Magnolia Gardens Nursery: Passiflora Incarnata Hardy Passionflower, Maypops, Plants For A Future: Passiflora Incarnata, Edible Plant Project: Maypop Passion Fruit (Passiflora Incarnata). Strong healthy vines can tolerate the feeding and repairs the damage by quickly growing new leaves. It was the first time I got sucessful with seedlings. If it weren't for all the caterpillars stripping it of every vestige of green, it might be a nice plant. Hardy passionflower plants grow wild in the southeastern part of North America. On Sep 27, 2003, Monocromatico from Rio de Janeiro,Brazil (Zone 11) wrote: I grew this plant from seeds nine years ago. She has an Associate of Arts from Rogue Community College with a certificate in computer information systems. Hardy Passion Vine Passion Vine flowers: The Mr. Passiflora ‘Damsel’s Delight’ can be compared with P. ‘Purple Haze’ which is less hardy, more temperamental and has a less striking flower. I planted it against a fence where it gets am sun and late afternoon shade. It grows fast. Prune 1/2 the stems hard in early summer, and tip prune the rest. Resembling an alien from the Saturday science fiction movies. I will experiment next year with this Hardy Blue Passion Vine on one side of our yard and the Maypop Passion Vine on the other side and see if there is a difference in it's attractiveness for the butterflies next year...it should prove to be interesting! But the blooms are lovely. This is the hardiest of the Passion Flowers growing as far north as New England. Blue passion flower is introduced and I have found it to be very aggressive. Hardy Passiflora | Hardy Passionflowers In their native North America the herbaceous Passiflora incarnata and Passiflora lutea are without doubt the hardiest Passiflora. I'm wondering if I could successfully over-winter this plant in a protected spot, with added protection such as hilling up & using a thick layer of mulch. i think you should be carefull where you let this species grow, because it grows quite strong and fast when it has a place with much heat and sun. Our vines haven't fruited yet but I imagine with this first year of blossoms the fruit won't be too far behind. i... read more tried to tear out all roots in the bed (in the greenhouse) where the mother plant stood, but now i have again several shoots. Flowers only lasted a day and nothing pollinated them. My vines grew to 5 meters long, but they weren´t getting much light. Potato Heads of the plant world: Too many parts, each sillier than the next. I am concerned with how to care for it over the winter, and I am going to have to move it to the fence to give it more room of it's own and to let it climb. Train the vines to grow up a trellis so the plant does not sprawl on the ground. The coccoons look like twisted dried leaves stuck on the fence. Then I took it outside in mid May...it got hit a bit by cold and was slow to get going but by the end of the summer it had really taken off and I got a few suckers popping up! Family: Passion Flower (Passifloraceae) Hardy to Zones 6 to 12 (Maypop, Passion Flower, Passion Vine) Herbaceous or woody vine, native to the southeastern and eastern US. It must have grow at least 4 ½ to 5 feet in its first winter! It seems to be a very happy evergreen here and does well in drought once established. Likes a well drained, fertile soil in sun or partial shade. its size is 4 feet high now. For cooler climates, plant your passion flower vine near a foundation on a building or near a large rock or concrete surface. The ovary and stamens are held ato… On Jul 30, 2007, dragonplant from Chapel Hill, NC (Zone 7a) wrote: I am in zone 7, NC. , plant your Passion flower can be eaten raw by popping them open and the! 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