Common name: Corkystem passionflower
Origin: South America
Height at maturity: 5 meters
Hardiness: -5°C sheltered from cold winds
Exposure: sunny or partial shade
Plant type: climbing plant
Flowering: spring – summer
Flower color: greenish
Type of soil: rich in humus and draining
Watering: copiously in summer, once every 10 days in winter
Use: pergola, trellis, porch, indoor, pot
Diseases and pests: aphids
Storage of seeds: 1 year in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)
A climbing and creeping plant with very rapid growth, this passion flower produces greenish and sometimes yellowish flowers with 5 petals. The flowers are very melliferous and will bring life to your garden.
Its name ink ball or grain of ink comes from its fruits which, when ripe, are small black balls.
Resistant to short frosts down to -5°C, it needs to be protected in winter by a wintering veil or to be grown in pots in order to be moved to shelter for the cold seasons.