Today's bloom is Passion Flower (Passiflora triloba)

Bloom of the Day for December 28th, 2012:

Type of plant: Tropicals and Tender Perennials, Vines and Climbers

Bloom color: Rose/Mauve, Fuchsia (Red-Purple), Violet/Lavender, White/Near White

Bloom time of year: Late Winter/Early Spring, Late Spring/Early Summer, Mid Summer, Blooms repeatedly

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 8b

Height: 15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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10 members have or want this plant for trade.

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pirl wrote:

misslaulau wrote:
This plant grows wild in the forest in Hawaii. The flowers are glorious and the scent is indescribable. The fruit is bright orange and when cut open, there is very little pulp; the creatures of the forest love this fruit. I have tried to grow the plant from seed but it is taking forever. I must be doing something wrong. Any advice? There is no nursery or garden shop that sells this plant already