Passiflora Caerulea (Blue Passionflower) Plant Guide



Passiflora caerulea, commonly known as the blue passionflower, is a captivating species that is full of character. Its distinct flowers and shiny rich green leaves make this ornamental plant a favorite among both horticulturists and hobby gardeners alike.

From cottage gardens to pergolas, greenhouses, and arbors, the award-winning Passiflora caerulea will enhance any space with the exotic beauty of its flowers.

Origin and Characteristics: Passiflora Caerulea

Native to South America, Passiflora caerulea is an herbaceous perennial belonging to the Passifloraceae family. The Passiflora genus is characterized by species that bloom intricate and often flamboyant flowers – the blue passionflower is no exception.

Cultivating Blue Passionflowers

Blue passionflowers are vines that require a structure, such as fences or trellises, onto which they can grow. These structures can also be used to create sheltered and warmer microclimates.

How to Care for Blue Passionflowers

- Watering - Fertilizing - Pruning - Overwintering

Propagating Blue Passionflowers

- Layering - Stem Cuttings - Seed

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