Lavender Passion Flower
Passiflora 'Lavender Lady'
Vigorous climber with dusky lavender flowers to 4″ in diameter, adorned with a ring of violet-purple filaments followed by deep orange fruit that are hollow and unpalatable. Flowers are edible and very tasty, visited frequently by butterflies as well. A great candidate for walls, trellises, and arbors.
Water: Moderate, but drought tolerant once established
Hardiness: Frost Hardy
Habit: Vigorous grower vining to 30' tall
Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: Loose, well-draining gravelly or sandy soil, light on amendments
Origin: A hybrid between P. amethystina and P. caerulea
Additional Characteristics: Edible Flower