Passiflora incarnata



Don't be fooled by the otherworldly blooms - Passiflora incarnata Passionflower is actually native to the southeastern United States. A prolific blooming vine, its pale lavender and purple flowers are a delight to pollinators all summer long.

Though it is native, Passiflora incarnata Passionflower is a vigorous grower and should be sited with that in mind. It can be planted in a large container to control its spread. It prefers fertile, well-draining soil but can also tolerate clay and poor soils.

Passiflora is also the larval host of the Gulf Fritillary Butterfly, which is native to the very southern US states.


  • Common Names: Passionflower, Passion Vine, Maypop
  • Zones: 5-9
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun to Light Shade
  • Soil Preference: Average
  • Height at Maturity: 8'
  • Bloom Color: Purple
  • Bloom Time: Summer

Special Features

  • Attracts: Butterflies. Pollinators.
  • Tolerates: Coastal Conditions.
  • Other Features:

Care and Growing Tips

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Shipping Info

 Spring 2023 shipping schedule:

Zones 9, 10: Starting Mon. March 20th
Zone 8: Starting Mon. March 27th
Zone 7: Starting Mon. April 3rd
Zone 6: Starting Mon. April 17th
Zone 5: Starting Mon. May 1st
Zones 2, 3, 4: Starting Mon. May 8th

If you'd like to receive your plants now, you can request it in the 'shipping requests' box on the order or email us. (Please note that we will not ship dormant plants, and we do not offer any sort of guarantee for plants overwintering.)

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All ship times are subject to change if extreme weather conditions are present here at the nursery or at the shipping destination.

Please note: Depending on the time of year, the foliage of the plants may be trimmed to fit into our shipping boxes. This could delay the flowering of the plant, but many perennials actually benefit from being cut back.

We are currently not able to ship to Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and outside of the US.