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Blood-Red Passion Flower, Passionflower, Passion Vine, Passionvine
Passiflora sanguinolenta

Family: Passifloraceae (pas-ih-flor-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Passiflora (pass-iff-FLOR-uh) (Info)
Species: sanguinolenta (san-gwin-oh-LEN-tuh) (Info)

Category:

Vines and Climbers

Height:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

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)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Albany, California

Chula Vista, California

Citrus Heights, California

Nipomo, California

Richmond, California

San Leandro, California

Saint Martinville, Louisiana

Lafayette, Tennessee

Floresville, Texas

Houston, Texas

Santa Fe, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Aug 31, 2001, Tim from Palmyra, VA (Zone 7a) wrote:

P. sanguinolenta is found wild in the mountains of Venezuela and Ecuador, and is similar to P. citrina in leaf, flower size and shape. It is a vigorous and free flowering plant. It tolerates a wide growing conditions. Minimum temp. 45F (7C).