Passion Flower, Passionflower, Passion Vine, Passionvine
Passiflora boenderi

Family: Passifloraceae (pas-ih-flor-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Passiflora (pass-iff-FLOR-uh) (Info)
Species: boenderi (bo-EN-der-ee) (Info)

Category:

Vines and Climbers

Height:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

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

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Variegated

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

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

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From woody stem cuttings

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By air layering

Seed Collecting:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds

Regional

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

Dade City, Florida

Hollywood, Florida

Saint Petersburg, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Oct 27, 2004, DaveH from San Francisco, CA (Zone 10a) wrote:

P. boenderi is one passionflower that does not like cold weather. Although it may tolerate brief periods close to freezing, it quickly deteriorates at temperatures below 40F or even 45F. Great foliage, but slugs love it!