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Passiflora vitifolia Scarlet Flame - Red Granadilla

Passiflora vitifolia Scarlet Flame is a big Passion Vine. The 3 lobed leaves are a leathery 3 inches across. The red flowers are almost as big. Passiflora vitifolia is tender at the hint of frost. The Red Granadilla requires regular water. Passiflora vitifolia is pollinated by hummingbirds. With these red blossoms this is no surprise. Passion vines have interesting methods of spreading pollen. And intriguing egg mimic appendages to fool butterflies that wish to deposit their eggs.

Passiflora vitifolia Scarlet Flame, Red Granadilla

Red flowers of Passiflora vitifolia Scarlet Flame - Red Granadilla. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.