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Yellow Passion-flower, Small Passion-flower
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: ?
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.