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Passiflora laurifolia Passion flower   Passifloraceae

Passiflora laurifolia, Passion flower


Passiflora laurifolia, Passion flower

Passiflora laurifolia
Yellow granadilla
Jamaica honeysuckle
This species, found through much of northern South America and the West Indies, has oval 4in (10cm) long leaves and flowers to 3in (8cm) wide.
The sepals have red top surfaces, green below.
The petals are a similar color but with red, blue or white banding.
The flowers are followed by 3in (8cm) long ovoid yellow fruit.
Plant Height From approx. 600 To 900 cm
Flowering colors: Blue, Green, Red, White
Cultivation: Plant in rich, well-drained soil in full sun and provide support.
Prune congested or overgrown plants.
Propagate from seed or cuttings or by layering.
They are susceptible to nematodes.