It looks as if it has come from another world and is twirling around to make a landing. But it’s exotic, fragrant, and purple, so it must not be an Unidentified Flying Object. Instead I’ll call it a Unique Floral Oasis.
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points of interest
‘Purple Haze’ is a cross between P. caerulea x P. amethystina, with highly fragrant and unusual blooms from summer to early autumn. Its exotic flowers have a wide tubular base, 10 flat, reflexed, purple-mauve tepals, and a central stalk bearing the ovary and stamens surrounded by a ray of fleshy filaments with dark magenta, white and purple rings. Passion flowers are tendril climbers and produce yellow, edible fruits.
Easy to grow in moderately fertile, moist, well-drained soil in full sun or part shade. Provide trellis, archway or fence for support.
friday’s flower fact
Passion flowers unique structures co-evolved with specific pollinators, often requiring that pollinator for successful seed development.
Botanical Name | Passiflora ‘Purple Haze’
Family | Passifloraceae
Type | Evergreen climber
Origin | Hybrid, C. and W. South American parentage
Zone | 6-9
Flower Height | 30’
Flower Diameter | 3-4”
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