A climbing plant for indoors that produces very fragrant, unusual flowers. The flowers are white, except the base of the corona which is purple; the filaments are curly, as long as petals; 5-7 cm across. Flowering occurs from April to November but may occasionally continue year-round if conditions are right. Flowers will self-pollinate and are followed by green fruit, 6 cm long, turning purple when ripe. Fruits usually ripen from flowering in 80 days. The edible fruits possess pleasant flavour, kind of sweet and a little tart. Evergreen leaves.
Passion fruit will do better in a greenhouse or conservatory
Hardy to 1°C (35°F) in winter so protect from any frosts. Ideal temperatures of 15°- 28°C in summer and 13-18°C through the winter. It will do best in a loam based mix with a little peat moss. Passion flowers like full sun
They fruit best in a pot about 30cm diameter.