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What is this ?

Posted by angie83 texas z9 (My Page) on
Thu, Jun 7, 07 at 0:42

Passion flower I planted some time ago no clue what it is.

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RE: What is this ?

It looks like Passiflora 'Aragorn' (P. kermesina x P. aff. oerstedii).

Here is a link that might be useful: Arghya Gardens


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  • Posted by chena z7 Texas (My Page) on
    Thu, Jun 7, 07 at 14:24

OOO! I hope that is what it is...LOL I ordered one this week from GKE but they didn't have a photo posted.. It won't be here for a couple of weeks tho.. The pic I saw was at the link above...VERY VERY Pretty!!! Angie just how many Passi's do you have...LOL
Chena


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I have alot of the butterfly food ones but I do love the hard to get ones with neat flowers I have loss a few do to the heat but passiflora are very easy to grow were I live so I get all I can find love to be suprised when they finally bloom.


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Absolutely P. "Aragorn".


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Hi all, I was just browsing and came across this post. Actually, I think that this flower is NOT Passiflora 'Aragorn'. Rather, it appears to be one of the several varieties of Passiflora "Pura Vida". See the following links for examples:
http://www.tropicamente.it/home/catalogo/cata/o-p-q/Passiflora Pura vida 1.JPG
http://www.passiflora.info/puravida4.htm

Though I could be wrong, what makes me think that this is Pura Vida and not Aragorn is the light-colored center - I believe Aragorn has a much darker center. In any case, you may have already figured this out, but for someone just surfing the web, this disambiguation may be useful.

Happy gardening!


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"Disambiguation"---now THERE'S a word you don't see very often. (*grin*)


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Always tricky to ID from just one picture, but I think Mikulas is right that it is one of the Pura Vida variations, often called P. 'Pura Vida' purple. The leaves also look correct.
Myles

Here is a link that might be useful: Passiflora ID tips


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