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Whiteflower Passionflower, White-flowered Passionflower
|Size:||High climbing vine with stems to 10 ft long, sprawling and scrambling over other vegetation.|
|Life Span:||Short-lived perennial|
|Flower Color:||Greenish-white, not very showy|
|Phenology:||Blooms summer to fall. Can produce hundreds to thousands of flowers at once, often in several flushes during the year.|
|Noted for:||Showy flowers, Showy fruits, Interesting foliage|
|Recommended Uses:||Rarely planted. Given the proper support this plant could likely be used as a climbing vine hedge.|
|Propagation:||Can be grown from seed.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Short very dry periods)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Short very dry periods|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:||Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray|
|Soil or other substrate:||Humus (organic, upland), Lime rock|
Birds and other wildlife eat the fruits.
Larval host plant for julia Heliconian (Dryas iulia) butterflies and likely other species.
Pollinated by bees.
|Native Habitats:||Rockland/tropical hammocks|
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
|General Comments:||Listed as Endangered in Florida.|