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. Iā€™ve always been surprised that the nursery and landscape industry doesnā€™t offer more passionflower vines for sales. The vines grow like weeds and are actually considered an invasiveĀ pest in some areas. For home gardeners, passionflower vines can be used to […]