Passion flower (Passiflora) version I am most familiar with

Passion flower (Passiflora) version I am most familiar with

Passionflower “Lady Margaret” (Passiflora coccinea x incarnata) - according to the texts, this variety is not a larval host plant for gulf frittilary butterflies, but in my garden, they denude it every fall.

Passionflower “Lady Margaret” (Passiflora coccinea x incarnata) - according to the texts, this variety is not a larval host plant for gulf frittilary butterflies, but in my garden, they denude it every fall.

~~ Passiflora caerulea ~~ Believe it or not I grow these in Arizona! Bought online from Florida a few years ago, soon to be making passion oil as well as passion preserves. More to come!

Passiflora caerula

~~ Passiflora caerulea ~~ Believe it or not I grow these in Arizona! Bought online from Florida a few years ago, soon to be making passion oil as well as passion preserves. More to come!

passiflora alata. Planted the seeds today. Hope mine will look like this next summer...

passiflora alata. Planted the seeds today. Hope mine will look like this next summer...

Passionflower can be brewed into teas, made into tinctures, or encapsulated. Makes a great addition to bath blends. Passionflower is combined with hawthorn as a cardiotonic, and with lemon balm, Valerian, and St. Johns wort for sedative teas.

Passionflower can be brewed into teas, made into tinctures, or encapsulated. Makes a great addition to bath blends. Passionflower is combined with hawthorn as a cardiotonic, and with lemon balm, Valerian, and St. Johns wort for sedative teas.

beauty-rendezvous:    Passiflora ~ Passion flower ~ Passifloraceae by Designs by iRis on Flickr

beauty-rendezvous: Passiflora ~ Passion flower ~ Passifloraceae by Designs by iRis on Flickr

Passiflora caerulea, or passion flower is a real show stopper. To see more climbers, visit our website: http://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/features/plants/10-climbers-to-grow/4805.html Photo by Jason Ingram

Passiflora caerulea, or passion flower is a real show stopper. To see more climbers, visit our website: http://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/features/plants/10-climbers-to-grow/4805.html Photo by Jason Ingram

Passionflowers. Exotic flowers like these don't have to be limited to tropical gardens. A vigorous perennial vine that climbs via tendrils, the passionflower is a conversation piece. Photo by Evan Leeson thanks to and via @Age Hill

Passionflowers. Exotic flowers like these don't have to be limited to tropical gardens. A vigorous perennial vine that climbs via tendrils, the passionflower is a conversation piece. Photo by Evan Leeson thanks to and via @Age Hill

Passiflora~passion flower, named for the parts of the flower representing Jesus…

Passiflora~passion flower, named for the parts of the flower representing Jesus…

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