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PASSION FLOWER SEEDS

a.k.a. Passion Vine Seeds

Passiflora caerulea, P. edulis

VN00063

BLUE CROWN Passion Flower Seeds

Passiflora caerulea

This is one of the most winter hardy of all the Passion Flowers - it is evergreen in mild winter areas and it comes back from the roots where winters are more severe. The flowers are white with a white and purple crown and can be used as a decorative garnish. Flowers are followed by showy oval fruits with red seeds. Can be grown indoors in a sunny window as a container plant and will require support for its climbing habit. Great on trellises or walls or can be used as a bank cover. Germination averages 30-90 days.

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Passion Vine, Purple Giant - Passiflora edulis - Large, fragrant, delicious fruit. VN00065

PURPLE GIANT Passion Flower Seeds

Passiflora edulis

Rapid growing, handsome vines, glossy three lobed leaves, white flowers with a white and purple crown. Produces fruit in the spring and fall, large, fragrant, and delicious in drinks, fruit salads and sherbets. Protect from temperatures below 28° F., Can be grown in large containers and brought into protected areas for the winter. Germination averages 30-220 days.

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How to Plant PASSION FLOWER Seeds

Soak seed in warm water, milk, or tea 12 hours prior to sowing. Then sow ¼ inch deep, in cell packs or flats. Kept at 75-80° F., germination occurs unevenly over a period of 30-90 days for the 'Blue Crown' variety. 'Purple Giant' germination averages 30-220 days. Providing bottom heat can lower the days to germination by up to 50% or more.

Passiflora caerulea vine with buds, flowers, and fruit. Circa 1799.