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Passiflora quadrangularis


Passiflora quadrangularis or giant granadilla has large red and purple, cinnamon and nutmeg scented flowers and huge, edible fruit.

Hardly is there a flower that evokes a sense of the tropical more than the passion flower. Passiflora quadrangularis is a spectacular species with large red, purple, and white flowers with thick, substantial petals and a scent of cinnamon and nutmeg. Widely cultivated for its fruit which, while said to be not as tasty as the best passionfruit, can grow to one foot in diameter hence the common name giant granadilla! This species is cold sensitive and is best kept above 10 degrees Celsius at all times.

Common Name: Giant Granadilla - [Fall Citrus Pre-Order]

Family: Passifloraceae (The Passion Flower Family)

Zone Hardiness: 10-12

Light: Full Sun

Height: 4-6'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple

Class: Semi-evergreen

Type: Vine

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: Yes

Berries: Yellow

Benefits: Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America

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