Purple Passion Flower (Passiflora incarnata)

  • priests of the late 1500s gave this native flower it's name for the Passion (suffering and death) of Jesus Christ; the circle of hairlike rays above the petals suggested the crown of thorns that Jesus wore on the day of His death; the five anthers are symbolic of the five Sacred Wounds; the spear-shaped leaves and number of petals also have symbolic significance
  • full sun, part-sun
  • average soil
  • upto 20 feet or more
  • blooms June, July, August, September, October
  • zones 6 - 9 (zone 5 with protection)
  • space 12 inches apart; spreads by way of root suckers
  • non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free guaranteed



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