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Passion Flower Dyeing :(


By Jacque

Norfolk UK, United Kingdom Gb

Last year i purchased a Passion Flower Climber & its Dyeing ! Its in Full Sun should i have planted it in Shade ? Many Thanx Jac xxx




the lower part at least would apreciate shade.if you think of a cimbers life cycle it would naturaly be in the shade till it reached the canapy.

20 Apr, 2009


Funny, Np, that was exactly my thought before I saw your reply. One thing they always say about clematis', is to put a plant in front of the roots to keep it cool.

I suppose you could cut out the dead bits, give it a liquid fertiliser, plant something like a geranium under it, keep watering it and fingers crossed it'll come back! :-)

20 Apr, 2009


What variety is it Jacque, the leaves look too spindly for the common variety of the passiflora.

20 Apr, 2009


Thanx Every 1 :)

20 Apr, 2009


your welcome

20 Apr, 2009


Hi Jacque! I planted Passion flower seeds last year growing in full sun (quite hot sun for a month or two!) and it grew rampantly up the column and along the balustrade of the balcony above, The seeds were planted into very bad soil - at the edge of a patio with the ground full of bits of slate, tile, brick, and local stones and rocks, but very good drainage. It seems to have defied everything bad and come through again this year with strong shoots on the cut-back stems and new growth from the base. Have I created a monster? :o))

21 Apr, 2009


yes lol

22 Apr, 2009

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