Passiflora pallens

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Pineland Passionflower, Pale Passionvine


Plant Specifics

Size:ft tall by 20+ ft ft wide
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:White,purple
Fruit Color:Green
Phenology:Blooms spring through fall. The flowers close during the evening and open in late morning or early afternoon.
Noted for:Aroma, fragrance, Showy flowers, Showy fruits, Interesting foliage


Recommended Uses:Use on trellis or scramble up a mature tree.
Propagation:Cuttings, seed
Availability:FNPS plant sales
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade,  Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Stays Wet ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding)
Moisture Tolerance: Stays Wet ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding
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:-
Soil pH:



Wildlife eat the fruits.


Pollinated by bees.

Does not seem to be as attractive for butterflies as its cousins P. incarnata and P. suberosa.

Native Habitats:Pineland hammocks and edges of forested wetlands.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures


General Comments:This is listed as Endangered by the FDACS.  Please acquire from reputable sources with appropriate permits.