Riverside Hybrids


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Passiflora actinia


 

Passiflora actinia
(Passiflora)
Orgãos Mountains, Rio de Janeiro Brazil 1843
Min –8°C 18°F
May-Jun & Oct-Dec.

When grown outside in UK Passiflora actinia flowers in May-June & again in October-November. Stunning intense perfume. Note that the flowers hang down, partially hidden in the foliage. Very attractive to bees. Very common in Orgãos Mountains, Brazil. See Butterflies for information re egg mimicry & more images.