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Passiflora vitifolia Scarlet Flame - Red Granadilla

Passiflora vitifolia Scarlet Flame is a big Passion Vine. The 3 lobed leaves are a leathery 3 inches across. The red flowers are almost as big. Passiflora vitifolia is tender at the hint of frost. The Red Granadilla requires regular water. Passiflora vitifolia is pollinated by hummingbirds. With these brilliant red flowers this is no surprise. Passion vines have interesting methods of spreading pollen. And intriguing egg mimic appendages to fool butterflies that wish to deposit their eggs.

Passiflora vitifolia Scarlet Flame, Red Granadilla

Red flowers of Passiflora vitifolia Scarlet Flame - Red Granadilla. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Other plants from the Genus Passiflora featured on this site:
Passiflora alata
Passiflora citrina
Passiflora Constance Elliot
Passiflora Coral Sea
Passiflora edulis
Passiflora incense
Passiflora Lavender Lady
Passiflora sanguinolenta
Passiflora vitifolia
Passiflora Vine Egg Mimic
Passiflora Pollen