English Names: Passion Flower, Purple passionflower, Apricot Vine, Wild Passion Flower
Vernacular Name: Krishna kamal
Passiflora incarnata is a rapid-growing, tendril-climbing vine which is woody in warm winter climates and herbaceous (dies to the ground) in cold winter climates. Features three-lobed, dark green leaves and showy, 2.5" diameter, fringed flowers having white or purple petals and sepals and a central crown of pinkish-purple filaments. Flowers bloom in summer and are fragrant.
Use: The plant is used for an ornamental purpose.
Height:Up to 8 feet
Difficulty to grow:Easy to grow
Care: You should remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector. You should prune and fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season. When a plant grows beyond its limit and pot size not providing enough space for the spread of roots, re-pot with fresh soil and some fertilizer.
Sunlight:Full sun to part shade
Fertilizer:Apply any organic fertilizer
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