Return to the Passiflora Forum | Post a Follow-Up

ID please

Posted by mboston 9 (My Page) on
Mon, Mar 6, 06 at 14:10

The flower below came from a three lobed leaf vine found at Lowes. The tag said Passiflora pfordtii but the picture on the tag had pale flower petals with darker sepals. The sticky paper tag on the container said purple passion vine. Does anyone know the exact name and if my butterflies (Zebra Longwings and Gulf Frits) will both like it?

Sorry the picture is fuzzy. The filaments (correct term?) are not really as blue as they look, more purplish.

Follow-Up Postings:

RE: ID please

Might be 'lavender lady' or Amethyst.. I've seen either or at Lowes.

Apparently Pfordtii is synonomous with alatocaerulea aka belotti which is definately not what you have.

RE: ID please

Thanks, I thought it looked like a picture of Amethyst that I saw on another post. Will my butterflies lay on it?

 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!

Return to the Passiflora Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.

Learn more about in-text links on this page here