Passiflora spp (Passion Flower) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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Generally evergreen vining plants that climb 20 to 30 feet by tendrils. Plants bloom during warm weather featuring eye-catching flowers, some of which are fragrant. Most varieties have fruit of varying quality when it comes to taste. The plants usually attract the gulf fritillary butterfly. Some species can become invasive.

Here's what you should be doing each month of the year for this plant in Sunset Zones 22, 23 & 24: Find Your Climate Zone.

Click a month to be taken directly to that months plant care: January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December

January

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PRUNE

Prune as desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

PROTECT

Protect vines when temperatures dip below freezing.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

February

PRUNE

Prune as desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

PROTECT

Protect vines when temperatures dip below freezing.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

March

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Bougainvillea hybrid 'Raspberry Ice'
Raspberry Ice Bougainvillea
22, 23, 24
SteveBrigham
Bougainvillea spectabilis
Greater Bougainvillea
22, 23, 24
SteveBrigham
Solanum tuberosum 'Red Bliss'
Red Bliss Potato
22, 23, 24
SteveBrigham
Hydrangea anomala ssp. petiolaris
Climbing Hydrangea
5a, 5b
SandieP
Wisteria sinensis
Chinese Wisteria
22, 23, 24
10a, 10b
Hydrangea anomala ssp. petiolaris 'Firefly'
Climbing Hydrangea
5a, 5b
SandieP
Passiflora spp
Passion Vine
22, 23, 24
Hydrangea spp
Hydrangea
22, 23, 24
10a, 10b
Hedera helix var. Dragon Claw
Dragon Claw
23, 24
Liliana
Quisqualis indica
Rangoon Creeper, Chinese Honeysuckle
10b, 11, 12
Bougainvillea spp
Bougainvillea
22, 23, 24
SteveBrigham
Passiflora caerulea
Blue Passion Flower
22, 23, 24
Trachelospermum asiaticum
Yellow Star Jasmine
8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
SteveBrigham
Jasminum polyanthum
Pink Jasmine
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
SteveBrigham
Rosa hybrid 'Polka LCl'
Polka Large Flowered Climber Rose
21, 22, 23, 24
9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11
JackShoultz
Mandevilla sanderi 'Red Riding Hood'
Red Riding Hood Dipladenia
22, 23, 24
Cucurbita pepo 'Zucchini'
Zucchini Squash
22, 23, 24
10a, 10b
Phaseolus vulgaris 'Kentucky Blue'
Kentucky Blue Pole Bean
22, 23, 24
10a, 10b
Vitis californica
California Wild Grape
22, 23, 24
Bougainvillea sp 'Barbara Karst'
Bougainvillea Barbara Karst
22, 23, 24
SteveBrigham

PRUNE

Prune as desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

April

BUY

Buy when in bloom.

PLANT

Plant when the weather and soil are warm.

FERTILIZE

Fertilize once at the beginning of the warm-season with an organic fertilizer designed for blooming plants.

WATER

Water weekly in the absence of rainfall.

PRUNE

Lightly prune no more than 10 to 15 percent of the vine when desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

MULCH

Apply a 1- to 2-inch layer of shredded bark around the base of the vine.

TRANSPLANT

Transplant when the weather and soil are warm.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

May

BUY

Buy when in bloom.

PLANT

Plant when the weather and soil are warm.

FERTILIZE

If you didn't fertilize last month, feed once this month with an organic fertilizer designed for blooming plants.

WATER

Water weekly in the absence of rainfall.

PRUNE

Lightly prune no more than 10 to 15 percent of the vine when desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

MULCH

If not applied last month, apply a 1- to 2-inch layer of shredded bark around the base of the vine.

TRANSPLANT

Transplant when the weather and soil are warm.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

June

BUY

Buy when in bloom.

PLANT

Plant when the weather and soil are warm.

WATER

Water weekly.

PRUNE

Lightly prune no more than 10 to 15 percent of the vine when desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

TRANSPLANT

Transplant when the weather and soil are warm.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

July

BUY

Buy when in bloom.

PLANT

Plant when the weather and soil are warm.

WATER

Water weekly.

PRUNE

Lightly prune no more than 10 to 15 percent of the vine when desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

TRANSPLANT

Transplant when the weather and soil are warm.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

August

BUY

Buy when in bloom.

PLANT

Plant when the weather and soil are warm.

WATER

Water weekly.

PRUNE

Lightly prune no more than 10 to 15 percent of the vine when desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

TRANSPLANT

Transplant when the weather and soil are warm.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

 

September

PLANT

Plant when the weather and soil are warm.

WATER

Water weekly.

PRUNE

Lightly prune no more than 10 to 15 percent of the vine when desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

TRANSPLANT

Transplant when the weather and soil are warm.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

October

WATER

Water every two weeks in the absence of rainfall.

PRUNE

Lightly prune no more than 10 to 15 percent of the vine when desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

November

PRUNE

Lightly prune no more than 10 to 15 percent of the vine when desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

December

PRUNE

Prune as desired to shape, remove excess growth and redirect growth.

PROTECT

Protect vines when temperatures dip below freezing.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Caterpillars on vines are most likely that of butterflies, so avoid using pesticides around the plants.

 

  

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