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SCARLET FLAME Passion Flower Vine Plant Passiflora


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The Scarlet Flame Passion Vine is a hybrid cultivar from Passiflora vitifolia x P coccinea.  This vigorous, easy to grow cultivar was originally developed for Southern Californa, but also grows well in most other semi tropical to tropical locations. It lacks the cold hardiness of other types, and is recommended only as far north as Zone 9.   The flowers are showy and large and appear in abundance through the warm season in vibrant, clear, true, scarlet red.   The flowers are followed by an edible, but somewhat bland medium sized fruit with a somewhat bland sweet flavor similar to blackberries. 

The flowers of the passion vine are powerful butterfly attractants make at least one a must have choice for serious butterfly garden enthusiasts, as well as an easy to grow attractant for the casual observer.

Available Size - 4 Inch Diameter Pot

One (1) Well rooted, starter size plant growing and shipped in a 4 inch diameter plastic pot.  Plant will be a minimum of about 6 to 8 inches tall and unlikely to have bloom or bud at the time of shipping..

Botantical Name Passiflora vitifolia x Passiflora coccinea
Common Name Scarlet Flame
Plant Family Passifloraceae
Mature Size Runners 30' to 50'
Bloom Color Red
Bloom Form Unique to the species
Bloom Time Spring to late Fall
Zone 9, 10, 11
Fragrance Light
Key Features Unique Flowers, Easy to grow
Suggested Uses Specimen climber, pergola, lattice, fence lines

For the best results with your new Scarlet Flame Passion Flower Vine Plant:

Generally the direct planting of 4 inch size starter plants is not recommened, so when your new plant arrives:

  • Immediately repot into a 8 inch to 10 inch diameter plastic pot with good drainage holes.
  • Use a good quality commercial potting media.
  • Apply a high quality slow release plant food at the recommended rate.
  • Secure to a sturdy stake, or small trellis.
  • Locate in lightly filtered light.
  • Prune lightly and often to encourage strength of the main stem and fullness.
  • Spray lightly as needed to control over feeding of caterpillars in the spring.
  • Protect from frost and freeze.

The new plant will be ready to set out into the landscape when the new pot has filled with roots

  • Plant in rich, fertile, well draining soil.
  • Select a lightly shaded location with plenty of space.
  • Maintain consistent soil moisture, but take care not to over water.
  • Feed a good quality, slow release, bloom boosting plant food to start.
  • Supplement feed with micro nutrients if necessary
  • Spray to curtail over feeding of caterpillars when necessary.
  • Protect from frost, freeze and flooding.


  • Model: PAS-VIN-SF-4
  • Shipping Weight: 2.3lbs
  • 9 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Emerald Goddess Gardens

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