Passiflora x lady margaret
Also known as: Lady Margaret Passionvine
Lady Margaret Passion vine has 3 inch, large maroon flowers that are arranged in unbelievably intricate and fantastical layer. This vine gets a fresh start each spring, so it never get to big or ungainly. It has tendrils for climbing, but it’s often found sprawling along the ground, where it seems to bloom and grow just as well. The fruit is a pale yellow, 2 inches long in the early autumn. The root system is deep any may colonize to form a ground cover. Native of South America, Hybrid between American native Passiflora incarnata and Passiflora coccinea.
Please beware that parts of this plant may be toxic if ingested.
Yearly Foliage: Deciduous
Hardiness Zone: 8-10
Light: Full Sun to partial shade
Mature Growth: 15 feet high
Soil: Average, well drained
Blooms: Mid Summer to Fall
Wildlife: Nectar-butterflies and more as a host plant
Larval Host Plant for: Zebra, Gulf Fritillary, Julia, Variegated Fritillary butterflies