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Which is the hardiest passion flower. I wanted careula Constance Elliott but understand that although it will withstand frost a hard winter would probably finish it off!
I would be grateful for advice. Dorset can be very cold.



The basic Passiflora caerulea is the hardiest form - Constance Elliott is a variety of that, but you're right, not quite as hardy.

5 Apr, 2012


I bought a purple one last year flowered and grew beautiful,but suddenly died in february.Same thing happened to a friend of mines the year before not sure why,we had a bad winter in 2010-11,but not so this year.

5 Apr, 2012


Hi, I am in Bristol and have the constance elliot, I planted it last year. I purchased it from Morrisions for £1.79. It is still fairly young but it is now beginning to grow quite nicely. We did not have any severe frosts here though but I guess for £1.79 if I do lose it I have not lost a fortune.

5 Apr, 2012


Thank you

6 Apr, 2012

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