The Scarlet passionflower should be grown in a bright place, with direct sunlight. These plants have a climber development; to let them grow at their best, let's place them near a grate or a wall.These plants don't agree with cold temperatures during this time of year. They can be grown outside.
Generalities Scarlet passionflower
These plants are climbers, therefore they grow leaning against supports of all types. The Scarlet passionflower Is medium in size; in spring it assumes a redpink colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round. The Scarlet passionflower has a shrub- like development.
Fertilization Scarlet passionflower
For climber plants to develop without problems, letís act at the end of the winter, or in autumn, adding some manure, or a slow release fertilizer to the ground. In the spring, every 25-30 days, letís add some specific fertilizer for green or flowering plants to the irrigating water.
Watering Scarlet passionflower
Water rarely, about once every 2-3 weeks with 1-2 buckets of water , keeping the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when wetting we suggest avoiding surpluses, however to wet the soil deep down. These plants have a vigorous development; when the stem is wider it might need abundant watering during the long summer months.
Treatments Scarlet passionflower
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.
Soil Scarlet passionflower
We advise growing these plants in quite deep and soft soil with an elevated drainage.
Notes Scarlet passionflower
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.