} RED GRANADILLA Passiflora coccinea, Tropical Vine

RED GRANADILLA Passiflora coccinea, Tropical Vine

$ 3.14
SKU P17426S
Passiflora coccinea
a.k.a. Scarlet Passionflower, Monkey Guzzle (Bolivia), Thome Assu (Brazil)
Green-yellow to orange, striped, 2" passion fruit with edible pulp.
A woody vine capable of growing to 15-20 m high where supporting trees are available. The leaves are alternate, palmately five-lobed like a spread hand (sometimes three or seven lobes), 10-18 cm long and wide. The base of each leaf has a flagellate-twining tendril 5-10 cm long, which twines around supporting vegetation to hold the plant up.The flower is complex, about 10 cm in diameter, with the five sepals and petals similar in appearance, whitish in colour, surmounted by a corona of blue or violet filaments, then five greenish-yellow stamens and three purple stigmas . The fruit is an oval orange-yellow berry 6 cm long by 4 cm in diameter, containing numerous seeds ; it is eaten, and the seeds spread by mammals and birds . In tropical climates, it will flower all year round.
Flower Specifications
Season: Perennial
USDA Zones: 8 - 10
Height: 96 - 180 inches (vining)
Bloom Season: Summer and fall
Bloom Color: RED
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained, pH 6.1 - 7.5
Planting Directions
Temperature: 75F
Average Germ Time: 28 - 90 days
Light Required: No
Depth: 1/4 inch
Sowing Rate: 1 seed per plant
Moisture: Keep seed moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 18 inches

Materials: seed,annual,flowers,Morning Glory,Very Hardy,Ipomea nil,Morning Glory Seeds,Morning Glory Vine,Heavenly Blue

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