Purple Passion Flower (Maypop) Quick Facts!
Host plant for Gulf Fritillary, Variegated Fritillary, Mexican Fritillary, Zebra Longwing and occasionally the Julia butterfly.
Herbaceous perennial vine
Hardy in USDA zones 5-9
Full sun to part shade
Prefers moist, well-drained soil but will tolerate some drought once established
Native to mid-southeastern US
15-20 feet long with a spread of 3-6 feet
Beautiful, intricate, fragrant flowers from spring to fall
As a vine, it will need space to climb or spread
Produces large oval fruit (maypop)