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.

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