Passiflora lutea
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Passiflora lutea


  family passifloraceae 
  genus passiflora 

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Genus  Passiflora Species  lutea Variety  Cultivar  Common names  passionflower Family  PASSIFLORACEAE Specimen number  S11183 Data source  HtZn p151
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Various Life span    Annual cycle  Depends on climate Stature  Vine Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Various Overall height  15' - 25' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Full sun to partial shade Water  Well drained Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Neutral USDA hardiness  USDA zones 06a-10b AHS heat zones  Heat zones 12-01 Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Passiflora lutea can survive cold winters where the average annual low is -10� Fahrenheit. Passionflower needs summer days with high heat. Full sun to partial shade is ideal for this plant. It needs soil that is well drained. The purple-black fruit is edible.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Various Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  yes Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Fruit Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes  Passiflora lutea may have originated from Eastern US.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Flowers: Passiflora lutea has 4" star-shaped flowers with alternating sepal and petal colors. The flowers are typically of a chartreuse color.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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