Passiflora multiflorus

Photo by Roger Hammer, Dade Chapter. Photograph belongs to the photographer who allows use for FNPS purposes only. Please contact the photographer for all other uses.

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 

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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.
Habitats:Rockland/tropical hammocks


Recommended Uses:Rarely planted.  Given the proper support this plant could likely be used as a climbing vine hedge.
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
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 Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil/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.