Passiflora 'Panda'

Passiflora ‘Panda’

Passiflora ‘Panda’ is a Passiflora with striking white flowers with a black eye.

It is a complex hybrid of Passiflora ‘Monika Fisher’ and ‘White Wedding’.

It is not hardy and must overwinter indoors.

Description:

Passiflora ‘Panda’ is a vine with large, fragrant flowers.

The flowers are 10 cm in diameter, white to pale lavender or soft blue, with a dark purple, almost black eye.

The flowering occurs from spring to autumn.

Nomenclature:

Common name:

Passionflower

Etymology:

Passiflora: from the Latin passio (Passion) and flos (flower)
Panda: referring to a panda’s black eye

Origin:

Cultivar

Habitat:

Only cultivated

Hardiness:

USDA zone 10-11

Care:

Soil:

Tolerates a variety of soils

Water:

Keep substrate moist

Light:

Sun, partial shade

Feed:

Weekly liquid universal fertilizer during growth

Temperature:

Needs tropical temperatures all year, can be cultivated in the garden only in the tropics, needs a heated greenhouse elsewhere

Propagation:

Can only be propagated by cuttings as it is a hybrid.

Image sources

  • Passiflora ‘Panda’: dluig

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