Passion flowers (Passiflora) are rigorous, evergreen climbers that thrive in sunny, sheltered positions. The exotic flowers come in a variety of colours, but white and purple are most common in the UK. Here’s how to prune your passion flower for a healthy display of brightly coloured blooms, year after year.
|This fast-growing variety is ideal in a conservatory or orangery
Image: Passiflora edulis 'Frederick' from Thompson & Morgan
The best time to prune your goji is spring. Wait until the buds begin to break, as it will be easier to see where any stems have died back over winter.
As your plant grows, you’ll get the best results by training it against a wall, fence, trellis or obelisk. Simply tie in the loose stems to secure.
|Train your passion flower into a neat fan and trim back to its framework each year
Image: Passion flower duo from Thompson & Morgan
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