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Passiflora 'Silly Cow'/'Damsel's Delight'


Passiflora 'Silly Cow'/'Damsel's Delight' has dark purple filaments against pale lilac petals. Gorgeous.

Passiflora 'Silly Cow'/'Damsel's Delight' is a vigorous, very hardy passion flower that can be grown in containers or planted in the ground. It is evergreen down to -8 Celsius and hardy to about -12 degrees Celsius. The blooms are up to 12 cm in diametre. The broad petals have white to pale lilac centers and deep purple borders that contrast with the bright blue filaments. Rarely sets fruit. Bury stems six inches deep to increase hardiness. Where not hardy, passionflowers can be grown as a patio plant in summer and a houseplant in winter. Plants bloom on a new wood so a hard prune can be given each spring.

Common Name: Passionflower - [Clematis Pre-Order]

Family: Passifloraceae (The Passion Flower Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8-11

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 6-10'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple

Class: Evergreen

Type: Vine

Bloom Time: Spring - Summer

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: Yes

Berries: Yellow

Benefits: Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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