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Passiflora caerulea 'Constance Elliot' (Passion flower 'Constance Elliot')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
10m
Max height
2m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Passiflora caerulea 'Constance Elliot'

Other names

Passion flower 'Constance Elliot'

Genus

Passiflora Passiflora

Variety or Cultivar

'Constance Elliot' _ 'Constance Elliot' is a vigorous, fragrant climber with white flowers and pale blue or white filaments in the centre in summer, followed by egg-shaped, orange-yellow fruit.


Passiflora caerulea 'Constance Elliot' is: Evergreen

Habit

Climbing

Toxicity

Harmful if eaten.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Glasshouse red spider mite , Red spider mite (box and other) , Scale insects Glasshouse red spider mite , Red spider mite (box and other) , Scale insects

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Layering, Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Passiflora caerulea 'Constance Elliot' (Passion flower 'Constance Elliot') will reach a height of 10m and a spread of 2m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Conservatory, Low Maintenance, Containers, Sub-Tropical, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

May be grown as a conservatory plant. If grown outdoors, choose a sheltered position in full sun, in fertile, moist, free-draining soil. May need some support for climbing. In the right conditions will be a vigorous grower.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Passiflora caerulea 'Constance Elliot'

Other names

Passion flower 'Constance Elliot'

Genus

Passiflora Passiflora

Variety or Cultivar

'Constance Elliot' _ 'Constance Elliot' is a vigorous, fragrant climber with white flowers and pale blue or white filaments in the centre in summer, followed by egg-shaped, orange-yellow fruit.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Climbing

Toxicity

Harmful if eaten.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Glasshouse red spider mite , Red spider mite (box and other) , Scale insects

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Layering, Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Passiflora caerulea 'Constance Elliot' (Passion flower 'Constance Elliot') will reach a height of 10m and a spread of 2m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Conservatory, Low Maintenance, Containers, Sub-Tropical, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

May be grown as a conservatory plant. If grown outdoors, choose a sheltered position in full sun, in fertile, moist, free-draining soil. May need some support for climbing. In the right conditions will be a vigorous grower.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

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My Constance Elliot flowers one flower at a time and the flower only lasts two days. Is this normal? read more

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