Maypop Passionflower Perennial Vine
An attractive and very hardy perennial vine native to the Eastern U.S., Maypop Passionflower produces abundant, showy, pinkish purple flowers from July until frost. Maypop fruits are greenish yellow with the delicious and sprightly taste of tropical Passionfruit. Maypop freezes to the ground in late fall and comes back in late spring, usually May or June depending on spring temperatures.
Latin Name: Passiflora incarnata
Site and Soil: Passionflowers like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Maypop is self-fertile.
Hardiness: A hardy perennial, Maypop can be grown where temperatures fall to minus 25?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