Passiflora caerulea L.
Passifloraceae
Passiflora caerulea(24325 bytes)
A strong growing climber only for sheltered, warm positions. The leaves are dark-green, 5 to 7- lobed, most lost in autumn. The flowers are produced the whole summer until frost. They are white, 7.5-10 cm across; the corona has filaments with blue at the tips, white in the middle and purple at base. The rarely built fruits are ovoid, orange, 4.5-6 cm long and not edible. The flowers are built on the young shoots.

Home: Brasilien, Argentinien

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Cultivated: Germany, France

Author: Ulrich Herzog

Ethnobotanical aspects of Passiflora caerulea by Plants for a future database

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