A fascinating and unique passionflower, Incense is a hybrid of the North American Maypop (Passiflora incarnata) and the Brazilian Passiflora cincinnata. Incense produces large purple flowers followed by seed pods that contain juicy, tangy pulp.
Latin Name: Passiflora incarnata x cincinnata
Site and Soil: Passionflowers like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile.
Hardiness: Likely hardy to 0°F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 8-10 ft. in width on fence, trellis, arbor or other support.
Bloom Time: July-Fall
Ripening Time: Late fall
Yield: 3-5 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Passionflowers are not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 5
Sunset Western Zone: 4-10, 12-24, H1, H2
Sunset Northeast Zone: 31, 32, 34, 39-41