Passiflora quadrangularis "Macrocarpa"

Giant granadilla

10 m. 32,8 f.
Family: Passifloraceae

Genus: Passiflora

Genus of about 500 species of mainly evergreen climbers, with exquisite, clock-faced flowers, each featuring a central construction, consisted of numerous filaments, called the corona, situated under the stamens that resemble clock hands.
Grow in full usn or part shade, in moderately moist, well-drained soils and tropical or subtropical climates.
Train on fences and trellises.
Propagated by semi-woody cuttings in summer.
Latin name: Passiflora quadrangularis "Macrocarpa"
Undivided leaves and red flowers the crowns of which are banded with successive rows of white and purple rays. The flowers are soon followed by large, egg-shaped, green fruits.