I don't remember her name, I'll look it up.
It is in a small hanging basket but is growing way up into the tree where it hangs. Soon all of the pretty little flowers will be to high to see with out a ladder. LOL
Thank you Aunt B for the ID... It is P. Sanguineaolenta
grrrr... if it dies over the winter having never produced a bloom, I'll be ticked off. It's not growing as quickly as some of the others, but I'm keeping a watchful eye out. How did yours do before the big freeze? We usually do pretty well- I kind of think we've got a zone 9 microclimate in my area.
Tess C & Aunt B,Does the Lady Margaret have a kinda fuzzy leaf.I think I had a Lady Margaret and it just died I think to nemontophies(sp).It was especilly loved by the Gulf Frit butterflies to lay eggs on.I've never been able to find the name of it.The tag from HD just said passiflora vine.That was the first and only one I've ever seen there since.
Don, I cannot tell by the picks I have here... From memory I wouldn't call them fuzzy,.. not smooth and shiny either. I'll look tonight.. I think the Lady has become popular in the last few years.. she is a show stopper.
That 'Foetida' and username:AuntB - 'Purple Haze' - and that "red one" lol, sure are nice!
My passiflora incarnata came back super strong this year (It didn't show up until June) but check this monster out (plus I learned it sends suckers up everywhere which can be rooted (overwintered indoors), and traded or sold! What a deal... lol
Oh how pretty. I love them ALL! Don, Lady M is not fuzzy like Marieortiz's foetida.. I do like that one, too. I'm still waiting for 2 to bloom. Lavendar Lady(I call it Cousin It, from the Addam's Family) showed me one bloom a couple weeks ago. It is stretching out 10-15 feet from the plant on my deck lattice... soon I hope it is covered with blooms. The other stubborn one is on my arbor, vines going everywhere but no blooms... (so hard to be patient). Keep em' coming, guys!
I haven't seen a sapphire on here yet, so I'll share mine. This one was at the nearby Grocery Outlet - how funny, huh! Also, I'm from Jackson, TN, and have been to Randolph's so many times. They always have something new and unique!
I thought I would share my P. subpeltata. I started it from seed five years ago and it finally bloomed for the first time ever today! The flowers are 2.5" (6.5 cm) at their widest point and have no fragrance that I can detect.
I am definetly an instant gratification kind of gal!!! I have one passion vine that has been up about 9 months and no blooms yet. I am already thinking about what I can replace it with. :o) Erick definetly inspires...
Thank you all very much for the kind comments. Know that they are sincerely appreciated. After all these years, I was determined to see at least one flower, so this year I re-potted it, placed it in the garden and have been pampering it some. It responded with flowers! It has about twenty more buds that I can see.
Yes, after realizing what this vine was, I have been mowing them down everytime I mow, right here in my front yard. Then after reading what the flower stands for I just cannot make myself mow them over. Now they are just spreading all over my yard. I have since found them growing up to 20 ft tall at my pond dam. John
Shoot! Paul, I'm really sorry- I meant to go out and check on the whole seed thing! I'll do it as soon as I get back and report. The Lady M isn't blooming right this second, but Purple Haze & Inspiration both are, I think...
Here's another volunteer-- I wondered what it was...
Comes up between the clematis and the wisteria.
Can't get the wisteria to bloom... been hitting it with a broom jes' like my maw maw tol' me... It's takin over the house... worsen kudzu
Not sure the name of this one. My sis gave it to me and said that during a hurricane last year some of her Constance Elleiots and Ceruleans got mixed up. We've been wiating for it to bloom to see what it was. Obviously it isn't Constance Elliot...so I"m thinking Cerulean???
Mark, your collection is always impressive. Congratulations on all of your successes! I particularly like the P. kermesina. Wow! I recently ordered seeds of it and will hopefully have as much success with it that you have. And there is nothing lame about P. subpeltata - it's an old favorite that is always a treat!
Oot of all of them, though, I think P. 'Chopper' is my favorite!
Ok, Chopper is a hit. lol I have a new flower today, I'll get a pic posted later. This will be Passiflora Racemosa 'Buzios'. It is not the bright red like the normal racemosa and the corona filaments are different too.
Okay everyone, here it is, my very first flower ever from Passiflora Racemosa 'Buzios'. It differs from the regular Racemosa by having much lighter flowers, long corona fillaments and the center is much much lighter.
I dont have any flowers here yet, but I just put this Incense Passionflower in the ground about two months ago. Its all over the place ... Can I expect it bloom soon?
The same thing with the white "Constance". I broke the vine in error so its way behind the "Incense", but still is not growing as fast as the purple incense.
Wow, everyone, I want them ALL! Really enjoying the pics!
Sylvia, I hope you do, mine had more vine on the trellis when it bloomed, but seems like it started budding after a growth spurt. Will it die back this winter, when does your growing season end?
Wow I did not know there was so many passion vines..I had this unknown come up this year around my pond and has bloomed like crazy and now full of fruit..I may need to add a few others colors next year..
Oh, pebble, where are they in the states, are you in the military? I've seen about 5 or 6 (at least) I "need" to add to my collection... If they are a tough vine, I can keep them in the basement, alive but not growing... I just love all the colors!
SHARON! I am green with envy! How glorious, just .. I'm in AWE! I knew it was a rugged one... If you can grow her like that, WHY doesn't everyone down there have one in their garden??? I'm in zone 5b, just happy as a clam I can grow them to bloom 2 or 3 at a time! Ok, I'm moving!! lol
Haven't seen Passiflora Alata Ruby Glow here. This is the most awesome flower I've every seen. Very heavy flower that hangs straight down so that you need to be under it to see it. Petals look like wax and are very thick. Wonderful fragrance. Heavy bloomer. No bugs. WOW!
I planted this from seed in the late spring. It had only one bud, which opened the day after I brought it indoors last week. I have several other plants started from seed last year but they have never bloomed with the exception of the two planted in the ground in my greenhouse. They bloomed for the first time this year and have bloomed profusely.
OH, Kay, THAT is the one I killed! I love it! The petal edges look almost blue.. just gorgeous! Maybe I will try again in spring if I can find one. Wow, Donovan, how patient you are. I bet you will get lots of blooms next year. Paul, is yours in the ground?
Planted from seed last year, this came back after a New Jersey winter, a pleasant surprise. Planted in the ground inside the greenhouse (unheated), it even found itself outside. The blooms have faded due to the fall weather.
Sharon, talk about MASSIVE! She's making quite a spectacle of herself! Wow, re01434, THAT is HUGE also, is that a pineapple in front of it? I've been growing a pineapple since last spring, a friend brought it to me, hasn't really grown that much... A pic of a L.M bloom in early fall, they seemed to be smaller with cooler nights, taken a couple weeks ago.
well... here'sClearSky...into November..and she's doing as good as ever..not a sign of stress from the high winds and cold rains.. the color is slightly softer..and less vibrant now.. I like to set them to climb the fence... then jump to other plants.. which anchors both plants in the high winds.. just before this picture.. the wind picked up a glass topped table with folded and tied down umbrella and umbrella weight..and blew it some 10' away from where had been .. the second time it happened a few days later .. the glass broke ..but the flowers persist... and well a great job anchoring... in this photo.. anchoring a plumeria.. we'll be bringing them all downstairs this week.. the plumeria will go in under lights and ClearSky will go into the hallway.under a skylight...and climb up the ladder..and perhaps bloom till spring.. Gordon
In a pot, Paul? Will you plant in the ground? They are gorgeous. Hey, we're getting up to almost 70 degrees today! I thought I posted this pic, but it's the last hoorah for Purple Haze taked a couple weeks ago, I whacked it back right after I snapped the photo... :(
I have mine in at least a 16 in (across the top) pot. But that may be small to Paul! Marie, your pretty Mexicanna reminds me of one I lost... Sunburst I think it was... leaves were not "lobed" and had spots.. small flowers, this is the only pic I got (and kind of blurry), it was taken inside my garage last fall- the only blooms I got, then it didn't come back in Spring... even though the blooms are small, I still like them.
Wow that is a beautiful little flower AuntB. I love my p.mexicanna it was covered in hundreds of tiny little flowers. I think mine is dying back in response to our really chilly nights. I am hoping it comes backin the spring.
Oh my, that is small. Do you have to water everyday, Paul? I bet your Mexicanna comes back, Marie. I hate whacking stuff off, but if I don't, I wouldn't be able to enjoy it next year. It's a dirty job, but somebody HAS to do it, I'd rather it be me with the knife, cutting with love. Usually in September/ early Oct, if I'm lucky, just when everything is blooming so pretty! I put the Purple Haze on an arbor and Lavendar Lady I let ramble on the deck lattice... usually buds and blooms when I whack... I keep the other passies contained, but when it's time to whack the others, it's time to bring in the containers, also. I do have a brugmansia, leafless, blooming in the basement. Looks pretty pathetic, really. 2 blooms were open last night and it put out a sweet scent all through the basement. Poor thing, doesn't realize it's supposed to be having a "long" winters' nap..
Are you going to put it in the ground or repot, maybe in Spring? I bet it grows into a monster for you down there. I'm still in awe at Gaylams Ruby Glow (pic above), guess I'll try it again next spring... colo is so vibrant... but still I think my all round fav is Lady M...
Oh Paul, Congrats! LAND! Is it in the same area you live now? I mean you're certainly not moving to Michigan or Kansas and giving up your FL weather..? How exciting, will you put all your canna's and brugs and most everything in the ground?
Here's today's bloom on my 'Clear Sky,' which I'm wintering over inside for the second winter this year. My experience so far has been that I get just as many blooms and growth from having it inside, in a south window as I did this summer and last, outside.
My 'Lady Margaret' has been a non-stop bloomer, both inside and out.
Gordo beautiful colors on your two! My Lady M cuttings didn't survive..sniff, sniff. I think but I'm hoping not but I might have lost my Lady Lavender. This would be my fourth winter in the basement. I hope I didn't lose it.
This is such a great thread. Sadly I only have pictures left to show for my passiflora collection. I went from over 20 of them down to maybe 5 if I'm lucky. I have belotti and lavender lady in pots and incarnata, blue and white caerulea's in the ground. The caerulea's have come back up for the past 3 mild winters but this current winter has been so brutally cold, they maybe history darnit.
Here is 1 blue bouquet
1 of my Incarnata's that has grown from a tiny sprig dug out of a ditch in S. Oklahoma and now rules the fence line. I think this 1 has slightly hybridized as I now have many many different vines that vary a bunch in size and hues. I wouldn't be suprised since there used to be a abundance of different passie's that were always being pollenated by carpender bee's. I had never seen a carpender bee until I started collecting passiflora's, now they show up everywhere on my flowers. I'm told they're quite destructive with decks and wooden fences, not mine thank goodness.
Jeff! Hi, how is your winter going?? I'm suffering cabin fever.. I did get out on the deck last week end when it was nice and repotted a few babies I've been growing this winter... It was GREAT getting dirt under my fingernails, again! I still have 4 hibiscus growing in my livingroom. They've all put out most welcome blooms this winter. I'm really enjoying them and the pics you posted here. Been very busy at work this winter (cuts into my DG time,lol). Hope you and Tracy are doing good.
I think the pic above Constance is Purple haze... I'm wanting some pink passies this year, and all the mail order places (for starter plants) are sold out... Guess I'll start looking in January next year. Another generous DG'er sent me an Indigo Dream and I managed to murder it this winter. It's nice spending a little more time on DG this week. I better get busy- looking forward to the growing season-AuntB
Nice pics. I hate the mis-labeling at these darn stores! I've bought the wrong passie so many times, never once getting the one I was wanting.
That to me looks to be Lavender Lady IMO, def. not Incarnata.
Try comparing it to the older pics I posted above, you may find a match.
I wished I had some pics to share, my passies are way behind schedule this season and I can't figure out why. I've had P. Incarnata running wild all over my yard for a good 6-8 years now. They call it Maypop as it comes up in May like clockwork I'm told. Mine is always a little later than but this year its just now coming up thick. I thought I had lost most all of it due to a freak late freeze. Luckily it proved me wrong. I'd usually have miles of vine and hundreds of blooms by now, this year it's just now a few feet long. I guess I should just be happy it came back at all;)
Let me know if you agree with my guess of your new passie.
Lavendar Lady was my first thought when I seen it. Mine is on its 2nd "flush" of blooms. KS/MO's late spring freeze this year has effected a lot of my plantage. Jeff, the hibbies you gave me are doing wonderful. I have pics on my camera, but no time to download to the computer right now. Very busy summer.
Maydreams, look up on this post to 8/12/06 from Eclipse, a pic of P. Nephroides that has very pretty pink blooms w/fuzzy leaves... I also have seen posts of this years blooms on the vines forum...
This is my old faithful P. incarnata. It's crawling off the trellis up the side of the house. Will have to take a pix of me standing beside it tomorrow & posting it. It has one fruit on it. Hardy in PA zone 6b.
I see a lot of variation between one Passiflora incarnata & another in a different zone. Anybody know why? Anybody belong to the Nat'l Passiflora society?
Well, after looking at all these beautiful pictures, you have motivated me to join the internat'l Passiflora society again. I just hope they still have a seed bank. Any ideas on where I can get Passiflora seeds of different cultivars? Thanks.
I just found out about the P Society and am excited as the next meeting is here at Butterfly world In September. I did find out they still havea seed bank and got the newest updated list yesterday. I am so excited to here about this!!!
Check out the listings on ebay--there are quite a few seeds posted there. Also, check out Mauro Peixoto's website (brazilplants.com). I've ordered from him twice, and have gotten the seeds within 2 or 3 weeks. His packets are $3.00 each and have 15 seeds. I think he has a $20.00 minimum order, but that was not a problem for me either time that I ordered. He has plenty of aristolochia seeds as well. He sends you a paypal invoice, so it is easy to send the payment (if you have a paypal account of course).
Flutter, please let us know what you think of the Passiflora society seed bank and their newsletter. I've considered joining, but don't know what they really have to offer.
I was going to put this picture in the what's wrong with my passi..long plant with only two flowers..
OK.. I'm impatient.. it looks like it won't be much longer.. but itseems oh so slow this year..
this was trellised in my hallway all winter.. an I got a few winter flowers..on and off.. I put the plant out with maybe three 10 'vines.. it seems forever ago.. after a week or two.. under the newshade cloth.. I strung it to the top of my fence... then ran fish line from the top of the fence.. up to the top of the TV antenna.. whhere it is about 1/3 of the way up there now.. and finally two flowers...
the looks of the budding.. I should have piles of flowers... maybe 15 flowers / foot of vine .. this is clear sky... but it looks liike the passi on the other side of the fence now.. I can't recall having two clear skys.. perhaps one wanted to flower like the other ... two seem almost identicle now... Lady Margret on the other end... has still yet to get flowers.. but there are a few buds forming now also .. so there is hope... there also..
I never thought I had enough real sun to merit a shade cloth.. this far north.. but it has ment an easier time for everyone in comming up to full sun.. more OT picturtes in the next post of another shade cloth success story.. my night blooming cereus... blooming about 5 flowers a night.. with a new five the next tight ... all week long.. you do the math.. plenty of flowers... about on a par with my rose bushes... and from a NBC up north.. Gordon
this is the NBC... who lives in with my virgins bower... [ TV ] both liked the shade transition this year also... usually everything gets a bit crispy the first week or two outside.. last year I was wondering is either would survive.. and this year they didn't miss a beat.. Gordon
MArk, SO far I a interested in the society. They mailed me two of their old newsletters and although a lot that is in there is foreign to me, I did find a cool letter from a fellow passi friend that I totall y related to. They do say with the 1 year membership you can recieve the magazine, I think 2 a year, acccess to their seed bank that has like 30 different types of seeds ( I already searched for pictures on the computer to find out which ones I want) and access to the annual meeting (Butterfly World does it 1 time every 2 years) to get seeds and cuttings galore. So far it sounds worth it.
If anyone has been to a meeting before, let me know, especially at Butterfly WORLD. If we leave with cuttings and stuff, should I go with ziplocks and labels in hand. i really don;t want to look like an idiot when I walk in there.
The last time I was a member (when the society just started up), we went to Fla for our vacation, members are allowed free admittance to butterfly world, Ron Boender gave me literally armloads of cuttings & bags of seeds and then told me about two guys who were growing them in Ft. lauderdale, so we went over there & saw those, too. It was like being in Heaven. Yes, I would take baggies, larger bags, wet paper towels, etc. He also sells the Passifloras in large containers.
Hubby thinks if you let it grow so much it may cause trouble later. PAssis need the sun to grow so the suckers may go under the siding but can';t grow too much. However, if you ever remove the plant, it may pull off your siding. I think it looks dool though.Flutter
Yes, I think those tendrils will eventually work their way underneath the siding, and guide the growing tips there. Its probably better to drape the growing tips down and around the trellis after they reach the top. Use some yarn to tie em down if they're ornery about it.
My Blue Eyed Susan surprised me with a bloom today--I wasn't expecting it until a couple of days from now. Didn't even see it until the afternoon, when our temps were well into the 90s. There was not a cloud in the sky today--I was outside for 5 minutes taking the pic and I came in dripping in sweat!