The best Boston Ivy strain, it produces waxy, lustrous green three-lobed leaves, which change to a brilliant scarlet in the fall. It is also an unstoppable grower, attaining heights up to 60 feet! It is perfect for training on a tree, or covering the sides of brick buildings. It climbs without need of tying and spreads quickly. Dark purple fruits provide winter interest after the leaves have fallen. Carefree and easy to grow.
One of the more exotic of all garden flowers, the Blue Passion Flower produces masses of 4” blooms on a vigorous vine that grows up to 25’ long. It clings tenaciously to any structure to which it’s trained – trellises, low walls, or other trees and plants – and creates a virtual paradise wherever it blossoms. Flat, open blooms have outer petals of greenish white, intricate filaments of purple, blue and white and a green center. Late summer flowers are lightly fragrant, and followed by small orange, edible fruits. The hardy plant can tolerate winter temperatures down to 5° F.…
Produces 2 inch wide orange to scarlet trumpet shaped flowers. Attracts Hummingbirds. May take 3 to 5 years to flower.
We planted this variety for our spring garden 2017 here in San Antonio, Texas. A lot of our cantaloupes started out with a pronounced curve on the flower end and going for about 2 inches. The flesh was sweet but on the curved part there was no flesh to eat. What caused this? Mary W.