Jeanette Passionflower is a hybrid between the hardy Blue Passion Flower and Amethyst. It has deep mauve flowers with a blush of white striping. Blooms throughout the summer.
Passionflowers are one of nature’s wonders. These attractive, vigorous vines produce breathtakingly complex and beautiful flowers. The spectacular flowers will brighten your yard and garden when they begin blooming in July and continue until frost.
Passionflowers like half day to full sun and well-drained soil. They can spread 8ft or more and will quickly cover a fence or arbor. They can easily be grown in a container as well as planted in the ground.
Latin Name: Passiflora ‘Amethyst’ x caerulea
Site and Soil: Passionflowers like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Passionflowers are self-fertile so no need to plant another variety unless you want to add more color and variety
Hardiness: Passionflowers are hardy to about 20º F. Mulch the base of the plant during severe cold.
Size at Maturity: 8-10 ft. in width on fence, trellis, arbor or other support.
Bloom Time: July to Fall
Pests & Diseases: Passionflowers are not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 8
Sunset Western Zone: 5-9, 12-24, H1, H2
Sunset Northeast Zone: 31, 32,