Passiflora x violacea is a hybrid between Passiflora caerulea and Passiflora racemosa and is the oldest historical Passiflora hybrid.
Passiflora x violacea 'Victoria' (Passion Flower) is a vigorous evergreen climber with deep pink flowers adorned with a ring of dark purple-red coronal filaments tipped with white. The abundant blossoms are followed by edible fruits. The foliage consists of deep blue-green 3-5 lobed leaves which create a perfect backdrop for the flowers. Passiflora x violacea is a hybrid between Passiflora caerulea and Passiflora racemosa. 'Victoria' is not as hardy as Passiflora caerulea but is winter hardy to -8 C).
Blooms from mid summer to autumn. Thrives in full sun or part shade, moist, well-drained soils. Good drainage is essential. Passion Flowers should be encouraged to reach deep into the earth for water to develop a powerful root system that will sustain them through droughts and freezes.
This Passion vine can quickly grow up to 10-30 ft. long (3-9 m).
Excellent choice for trellises, walls, fences, wall-side borders, subtropical gardens, Mediterranean gardens and patio containers.
An added bonus is that Butterflies love Passion Flowers.