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Passion Flower, Passionflower, Passion Vine, Passionvine
Passiflora loefgrenii

Family: Passifloraceae (pas-ih-flor-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Passiflora (pass-iff-FLOR-uh) (Info)
Species: loefgrenii (lof-GREN-ee-eye) (Info)


Vines and Climbers


15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

30-40 ft. (9-12 m)


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USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade


Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Magenta (Pink-Purple)


Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us


Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Alameda, California

Albany, California

Richmond, California

San Jose, California

San Leandro, California

San Marcos, California

Douglasville, Georgia

Houston, Texas

Jarratt, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Oct 1, 2008, QCHammy from San Tan Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

Also is known as the Garlic Passion Fruit because the fruit, while sweet, has strong garlic overtones. It is eaten in it's native areas of Brazil but personally I cannot imagine eating a fruit that tastes like garlic.


On Dec 8, 2006, begoniacrazii from Northern California, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

The tag on this Passiflora reads "Has extraordinarily beautiful flowers (brilliant purple flower reflexed sepals and petals, long androgynophore) that hang on 8 inch peduncles that bend upward to display. Pollinated by hummingbirds and bees. Needs 2-3 hours of sun, rich fertile soil and not dry."