Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Yellow Passion-flower, Small Passion-flower

Yellow Passion-flower, Small Passion-flower

Passiflora lutea

Part shade; medium to moderately dry moisture level; grows best on limestone-based, sandy or sandy loam, well-drained soils but tolerates clay soil; ? pH.

Tops out at 10 feet height; blooms mid to late summer with pale yellowish green flowers; dark-purple fruit.

Growth Rate:  ?

Maintenance:  Minimal

Propagation:  ?

Native Region:  Statewide

Dainty, showy vine with attractive foliage.  Leaves turn a pleasant yellow in fall.   This is a perennial, herbaceous vine that dies back to the ground each winter.  Easy to grow.  Can be weedy.  Major food plant for several species of butterfly larvae.


One response to “Yellow Passion-flower, Small Passion-flower

  1. Pingback: Coals to Newcastle | Sewanee Herbarium

Leave a comment below. (Comments will remain hidden until approved by site administrators.)

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: