Passiflora incarnata

Purple Passionflower or Maypop


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Rapid growing vine
  • Thrives on trellises, arbors, walls, or fences
  • Fragrant, purple and white flowers
  • Fruits can be eaten off the vine or used in jelly
Climbing
Climbing
Edible
Edible
Fragrant
Fragrant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Summer
Summer



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Prefers well-drained soil

Fertilize in spring with an all purpose fertilizer

Mulching helps maintain soil moisture and protects in winter

Little to no pruning or deadheading needed


Height: 6-8 ft
Spread: 3-6 ft
Bloom Color: Purple
Zone: 5-9
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Fragrant
  • Climbing
  • Focal Point
  • Edible
  • Low Maintenance

Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Habit:

  • Climbing

Foliage Color:

  • Dark Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Songbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained