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Passiflora

Passion Flower

Hailing from South America, Passifloras entertain dazzling flower parts that attract butterflies and plant lovers, and in the Catholic faith once symbolized Jesus’ last day. These wildly vivacious and floriferous semievergreen climbers appreciate sun, heat and good air circulation as well as cold protection around 18 degrees plus free-draining, somewhat dry sandy soil with moderate fertility. Frequent trimming will encourage branching, while a cool greenhouse or warm masonry wall will ensure their winter survival.

 

 

Named for his mother, this Passiflora ‘Clear Sky’ x Passiflora loefgrenii ‘Iporanga’ cross was made by Passiflora aficionado Myles Irvine in 2005. Unleashed against hearty dark green lobed leaves and winding tendrils, astonishing quantities of 30 or 40 slightly reflexed, 3 to 4 in. wide dusky purple flowers appear each day. Maroon and green centers coupled with striking slender pointed filaments, each sporting a smoky blue tip, white halo and a dark midnight blue base embellish the stylish lightly scented blooms. Considered by many to be the foremost garden-worthy Passiflora currently available, ‘Betty Myles Young’ is a robust polyploid hybrid that lends a winsome glossy presence to trellises, protected walls or containers.

 

Blooms June–October

Size: 10' 0" – 15' 0" high x 0" & spreading wide.

Zone 8b.

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Due to the unprecedented influx of orders, phone calls and emails that we have been receiving, our small family run business of not quite a dozen people, is sadly behind at this time. The combination of extremely cold weather in January and February, as well as vendor plant shortages and unanticipated delays, are adding to our difficulty of assigning ship dates in a timely fashion. Please know our team is working diligently to catch up. Orders are currently taking up to 5 weeks to review. To be as fair as possible to our valued customers, we are processing orders in the order they were received. We appreciate your patience and hope that you can accept our heartfelt apology for any inconvenience. 

 

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