Edible Passion Vine Plant - Passiflora caerulea - Exotic!
Unusual yet beautiful 3 inch flowers, followed by edible fruits after a hot summer. A self clinging climber from Brazil, but one of the hardiest of the passion flowers. Suitable for greenhouse, conservatory, houseplant, or outside against a sheltered wall. Flowers early summer to autumn. Hardy in zones 6-10. The roots are hardy to 5 degrees. In cooler areas it can be brought inside as a houseplant in the winter. The flower is said to represent the Crucifixion.
The fruits are also edible. They have a vaguely blackberry-like flavor and can be substituted in blackberry pie recipes.
- Bloom Color: Purple & White
- Correct Name: Passiflora caerulea
- Hardy Zones: 6-10
- Full Sun to Part Shade
- Immediate shipping in 4" pot. Dormant shipping in winter.