Bee Better gardeners have a passion for passion vine. Why? Because we know this beauty isn’t only a feast for the eye, but it’s also a host plant for the Gulf Fritillary.
Yes, by planting this Maypops, you can aid in fully sustaining the Gulf Fritillary in your bee better garden.
Name: Passiflora incarnata
Common: Passion Vine, Maypop
Zones: 5 to 9
Size: 6 to 8 feet tall and 3 to 6 feet wide
Conditions: Full sun to part shade, medium water, yet tolerates drought
Native to eastern U.S., easily grown from seed, and produces an edible fruit!