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Passiflora citrina
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Passiflora citrina

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Passiflora

Passiflora citrina full sun  partial shade

Perhaps the only yellow blooming hummingbird pollinated Passiflora in the world, this exquisite freeflowering climber can be relished inside or out. Dozens of bright lemon-colored starry blossoms festoon an easy-to-manage, highly welcome diminutive stature that's draped with small bilobed evergreen leaves. Sauntering around Guatemala and Honduras, where John MacDougal first spotted it in 1989, Passiflora citrina is a stellar contender for containers, sun-basked windowsills, hanging baskets and tight garden spots. Bright light, average moisture, almost any moderately fertile soil and night temperatures exceeding 25° keep the flowers coming. Medium Band.

Blooms April – September.

Size: 10' 0" high & spreading; hardy to zone 9.

Passiflora citrina (T-0282)
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