Passionflower: A Native Beauty

The tropical-looking purple passionflower is actually a U.S. native whose fruit can be enjoyed and leaves can be used medicinally.

Passionflower

Photo by Rick Gush Here is one of the many passionflowers growing wild around Italy. I‚Äôve always been surprised that the nursery and landscape industry doesn‚Äôt offer more passionflower vines for sales. The vines grow like weeds and are actually considered an invasive¬†pest in some areas. For home gardeners, passionflower vines can be used to […]