Needy Novice ...

gee8chJuly 26, 2008

My local Walmart has what seem to be some healthy looking Passion Vines. I bought two! They are both loaded with buds, and one has two small fruits hanging from it. They are labeled "Lavender Lady." Can someone please tell me if these are hardy, or in need of special care, and will they bloom readily? How much water do they require? I am in a VERY HOT and DRY, DRY area!! Any and all advice appreciated. I don't want to lose these vines and I'm learning a lot from this forum. TIA Gloria

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
karyn1(7a)

Hi Gloria. If it has a fruit it's probably not Lavender Lady but an Amethyst. They pretty much look the same but the LL is a sterile variety. They would probably love your climate. Just plant them along your fence.
Karyn

    Bookmark   July 26, 2008 at 9:57PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
gee8ch

Thanks, Karyn. That's where they will be going. So glad to hear they like it hot and dry. Looking forward to attracting the bees and the butterflies (and catapillars, too!) Hope to see some bats, but they don't seem to come up this high in the foothills. My son has them (he supplies houses for them) down in the "flatland"!!) Sure appreciate the good news. Gloria

    Bookmark   July 26, 2008 at 10:24PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Sick Passionfruit Leaves
Hi Any clue about this leaves disorder? It looks like...
jalilu
Passiflora x 'Marijke''
Winter bloom of P. x ''Marijke:
bobich2
Passionflower never bloomed in 3-4yrs
I was given a Passiflora vine about 4yrs. ago. I am...
rcharles_gw
Ruby glow
My ruby has been looking weak lately. I upped the water...
tim45z10
Incarnata fruit varieties
Are there any P. Incarnata varieties that have been...
tjasko
Sponsored Products
John Louis Home Woodcrest 16 in. D Stand Alone Closet Tower Kit - JLH-616
$202.50 | Hayneedle
Hunter Ceiling Fans Savoy 52 in. Matte Black Ceiling Fan 53104
Home Depot
Laser Putter
$24.50 | FRONTGATE
Green Tree in Clay Washpot
$44.50 | FRONTGATE
Townsend 34" High Outdoor Hanging Light
Lamps Plus
Carbon Steel 13.5” Paella Pan
$11.99 | zulily
Enameled Steel 18” Paella Pan
$29.99 | zulily
John Louis Home Woodcrest 12 in. D Closet System - JLH-583
$445.50 | Hayneedle
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™