Combining beauty and a sweet/sour delicious fruit, Passionflower climbs quickly along trellises or fencing and makes for a wonderful privacy screen. The beautiful blooms resemble a kaleidoscope that attracts many pollinators.
Otherwise known as Maypop for the sound the fruit makes when stepped on, Passionflower is sure to delight all senses!
***Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Characteristics: This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds. The flowers are quite fragrant.
Light: Sun to partial shade
Water: Average water needs. Water regularly; do not over water
Soil: pH requirements: 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic) 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic) 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral) 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Uses: Used to treat insomnia, anxiety, restlessness, and nervous disorders