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Passiflora Cerulean:

Passiflora Cerulean:

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One of the most glamorous climbers, award-winning Passiflora cerulean (Blue Passion Flower) is a vigorous large semi-evergreen climber with twining tendrils. The exotic beauty of its flowers is captivating: white, sometimes pink-flushed, with a ring of blue, white and purple filaments. The attractive, 3 in. blooms (8 cm) are followed by egg-size deep orange fruits from late summer through fall. The fruits are edible, but not very tasty with a vague flavor reminiscent of blackberry. The foliage consists of shiny rich green leaves, palmate lobed with 5-7 fingers.

Locations within which Passiflora cerulean is naturalized include New Zealand and several oceanic islands in the Pacific Ocean.

P. Cerulean is a vigorous large deciduous or semi-evergreen climber with twining tendrils. Leaves dark green, with 5-7 finger-like lobes. Flowers to 8 cm in width, white, with blue and purple coronal filaments. Fruits ovoid, 4 cm, orange

Passiflora Cerulean (blue Crown Passionflower, Blue Passionflower, Common Passionflower, Flower of the Five Wounds, Southern Beauty, Wild Apricot)

The Blue crown Passionflower is a mining herbaceous perennial that is native to parts of South America, and it is the national flower of Paraguay. It may grow from 10 feet to over 40 feet tall. It has showy blue and white flowers and orange fruits. It is a member of the Passifloraceae family. The genus name of Passiflora relates to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. In the 15th to 16th century, Roman Catholic priests named the plant for the Passion of Christ or suffering and death of Jesus Christ. The species name, cerulean, refers to the blue colored filaments of the flower.

Passion flower, Passiflora cerulean, is an exotic-looking climber, bearing evergreen, deeply lobed, dark green glossy leaves, from which large white flowers with central filaments of purple, blue and white appear from July to September, followed by egg-shaped, orange-yellow fruit. Vigorous and trouble-free, it will quickly cover a sunny wall or fence, and tolerates a bit of shade.

Passiflora cerulean Louvered ex Candle (1828), not Linnaeus (1753); P. loLombardi. Don. (

Extremely fast growing, hardy passionflower producing egg shaped orange fruits with deep red, edible pulp, although not as tasty as the purple passion fruit. Flowers are ornate, multi-colored, with a minty scent much like the fruit of the pineapple guava.

Passionflower: Overview, Uses, Side Effects, Precautions, Interactions, Dosing and Reviews

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Anxiety. Taking passion flower by mouth can reduce symptoms of anxiety. It might work as well as some prescription medications.

Passion flower might cause sleepiness and slowed breathing. Some medications, called sedatives, can also cause sleepiness and slowed breathing. Taking passion flower with sedative medications might cause breathing problems and/or too much sleepiness.

Some medications are moved in and out of cells by pumps. Passion flower might change how these pumps work and change how much medication stays in the body. In some cases, this might change the effects and side effects of a medication.

Albania, Azores, Bangladesh, California, Cape Provinces, Chile Central, Ecuador, Hawaii, Italy, Kenya, Korea, Madeira, Nepal, New South Wales, Northern Provinces, Queensland, Spain, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Western Australia

 

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