Passiflora multiflorus

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Whiteflower Passionflower, White-flowered Passionflower


Plant Specifics

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
Fruit Color:Blue-black
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
Moisture Tolerance:
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
Soil pH:Calcareous



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
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures


General Comments:Listed as Endangered in Florida.