Passiflora incarnata x cincinnata 'Incense', Passiflora 'Incense', Fragrant Passion Flower

Passiflora incarnata x cincinnata 'Incense'

Passiflora 'Incense', Fragrant Passion Flower
Family: Passifloraceae
Vine or creeper plantSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterBlue, lavender, purple flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsFragrant plant

It needs moderate water and should be watered regularly during dry spells. Passiflora 'Incense' is a hybrid vine or creeper composed of Passiflora incarnata x cincinnata. It produces blue, lavender, and purple flower that have a wonderful fragrance, attracting butterflies, such as Gulf Fritillaries, and hummingbirds to the garden. In USDA Zones 9-11, it can be planted outdoors in the ground, or in a pot in cold regions.

When growing Passiflora 'Incense' in pots, it is important to use a high quality potting soil that drains well, and keep the soil lightly moist. Place the pot in a bright location with at least four hours of direct sunlight each day. In summer, water the plant once a week, allowing the soil to dry between waterings. During cooler months, water once every two weeks. Prune after flowering to keep the plant in shape and encourage new growth. Feed with a balanced fertilizer, once a month during the growing season.

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