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Passiflora caerulea is often confused with:
Passiflora incarnata in Moore County in fall
Plants that fill a similar niche:
Aconitum Aconitum spp.
Boltonia decurrens Boltonia decurrens
Eriogonum inflatum

Passiflora caerulea

Description

Bluecrown passionflower is a vining herbaceous perennial native to parts of South America.  It is the national flower of Paraguay.  It has stunning, showy blue flowers and orange fruits.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Constance Elliot'
    White flowers
'Constance Elliot'
Tags:
#perennial#vines#herbaceous perennial#perennial vine
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Constance Elliot'
    White flowers
'Constance Elliot'
Tags:
#perennial#vines#herbaceous perennial#perennial vine
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Passiflora
    Species:
    caerulea
    Family:
    Passifloraceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Bolivia to Brazil and N. Argentina
    Edibility:
    Plant parts used as a stress-relieving tea. The fruit, while edible, tastes bland.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Perennial
    Vine
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Semi-evergreen
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Green
    Orange
    Fruit Value To Gardener:
    Edible
    Showy
    Fruit Description:
    The fruit, while edible, tastes bland.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Blue
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Semi-evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No