Common Name: Passion Flower
Botanical Name: Passiflora incarnata
August, July, June, May, September
Bloom Description: Three-inch purple and white blooms have showy hair-like filaments (the corona) that cover the white petals. Five yellow stamens droop below 3-4 curved stigmas.
Garden Uses: This climbing vine has aggressive tendrils that make it suitable for trellises or fence rows.
Wildlife Benefits: The fruit is an elongated berry that quail can be seen foraging on. Gulf fritillary butterflies use this species as a host plant.
Leaf Type: The bright-green leaves are 3-lobed.