Passiflora lutea L.

Yellow Passionvine, Passionflower


Family: Passifloraceae

Genus: Passiflora

Category: Vine

Zones: 7 to 11

Size: To 15'

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Green-yellow flowers, 1" diameter followed by purple or black berries. Leaves with 3 lobes typically. Encourage bushiness by pinching back in the first growing season. Very hardy (for Passionflowers). Considered weedy by some.

History: 

Native to Jamaica, Virgina, Carolina and Florida. Introduced by Catesby in 1714.

Published in Sp. Pl. 2: 958 in 1753.

Also published in Bot. Reg. 1: 68 in 1815.

From Bot. Reg. The species is native of Jamaica, Virginia, Carolina, and Florida. The plant was introduced by Catesby in 1714.

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