Click for previous Image Image 1 of 2 Passiflora lutea Passionflower
Closeup of the fascinating flower... it's only approximately 3/8

Closeup of the fascinating flower... it's only approximately 3/8" diameter.

Passiflora lutea

Passionflower

Plant Type:

VINES

Passiflora lutea – This U.S. native Passionflower with light yellow-green 1” flowers blooms for a long season: May ‘til September. Yellow Passionflower is a major food source for several species of butterfly larvae including the Julia Heliconian Butterfly. The pretty green leaves are three-pointed, virtually lobed, architectural and distinctive. With the ability to sprout from its spreading root system it is a potentially suckering vine but is said to not be aggressive. Site Passiflora lutea in part shade planted in calcareous, draining sandy loam. Spring planting is advised in the north. Pot grown by stem or root cuttings.


Height:

15 In

Colors:

Yellow Green
Item Description Price  
PASSLUTE Passiflora lutea (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot Extra Deep – 1.52 pints / 720 ml.) $16.00 Buy Now


Characteristics and Attributes for Passiflora lutea

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Spring / Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / into Autumn

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies

Light

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Dappled Shade

Attributes

  • Climbing
  • Specimen

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Rapid

Soil

  • Calcareous
  • Draining
  • Fertile
  • Sandy

Origins

  • Eastern North America