Climbing Plants X 2 Offer- Passion Flower Promotion - Hardy Plants with Exotic Flowers and EVERGREEN.
This excellent value promotion is for 2 evergreen foliage passion flower vines. Easy to grow and provide valuable winter foliage and exotic flowers for year round interest. The collection is for one each of Passiflora caerulea - the Hardy Blue Passion Vine and Passiflora 'Voileacea' with remarkable Rose-Mauve blooms. The Blue Passion flower is a stunning Climber giving you the perfect climber for structures like pergolas, trellis, archways, or indeed through other varieties of your favourite trees or shrubs.
This is a profuse bloomer in early summer to late autumn with stunning BLUE flowers and as the plant itself matures the flowers deepen in colour and this hardy vine will not disappoint and will reward you year on year.
This climber has exceptionally good disease reisistance and prefers to be planted with sun to partial shade. When newly planted this climber likes it roots kept cool - so mulch well with a good quality forest bark.
Passion flowers requires very little pruning except to direct growth.
'Voileacea' has such remarkable Rose-Mauve blooms it appears to be transluscent or nearly glow-in-the-dark. 'Voileacea' blooms repeatedly and it is evergreen and smooth- textured and hardy tolerating temperatures down to -7C (20F). It has a healthy dark leaf which sets the flowers off well. This hardy hybrid was awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit and is an interesting vine to grow.
The passion flower was given its name by missionary priests in South America who saw a resemblance between the flower and elements of Christ's passion.The ten flower segments were said to represent ten apostles (Peter and Judus were not included), the corona the crown of thorns, the five stamens Christ's five wounds and the three stigmas the three nails.
Can also be used indoors as a houseplant.
Size of plants supplied : 12cm pot grown and posted WITH pot so root system is protected
Height of plants supplied : from bottom of pot to top of foliage approx 25cm
Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: humus-rich, moist, well drained soil or multi-purpose compost and feed well
Growth rate: good
Flowering period: June to November
Flower colour: 'caerulea' Blue/White with shades of Violet to near white centre and 'Voileacea' Rich Rose-Mauve blooms
Hardiness: fully hardy
Other features: Very long flowering period and evergreen foliage
2 x 12cm Pot grown Garden Ready Plants. Very good root systems and will reward you year on year. A stunning combination!
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