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Passion flower

Passion flowerThe Passion Flower plant likes a good loamy soil mixed with peat. A sheltered position with a south or south-western aspect should be assigned those grown out of doors, and the root should be well protected in winter.

The flowers are borne on seasoned growth of the current year: this fact must be considered when pruning the plants. During the hot months the roots require a copious supply of water, and the foliage should be syringed freely.

Passiflora Caerulea is fine for outdoor culture, and Countess Guiglini makes a capital greenhouse plant.