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Passiflora amethystina

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Family: Passifloraceae (pas-ih-flor-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Passiflora (pass-iff-FLOR-uh) (Info)
Species: amethystina (am-eth-ee-STEE-nuh) (Info)

Synonym:Passiflora violacea

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Vines and Climbers

Height:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
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:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Purple
Dark Purple/Black
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Fall
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Evergreen
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
By serpentine layering

Seed Collecting:
Remove fleshy coating on seeds before storing
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive CaptMicha On Sep 13, 2005, CaptMicha from Brookeville, MD (Zone 7a) wrote:

Amethyst is a sprawling, slender vine with elongated flowers. The flowers carry no scent.

My vine puts out atleast five flowers per day. I'm very impressed with this particular passiflora.

Regional...

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

Brandon, Florida
Clearwater, Florida
Brunswick, Georgia



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