Passiflora incarnata, commonly known as the Purple Passionflower or Maypop, is a fast-growing perennial vine. Its native range is quite extensive within the United States, primarily encompassing the Southeast but reaching beyond as well.
The Zebra Swallowtail and the Zebra Longwing are both butterfly species known for their striking black and white striped patterns. While they share some similarities, there are several key differences between them.
Growing Passiflora incarnata, or Maypop, in your yard or garden can offer several benefits from ornamental to medical.
The Maypop Purple Passionvine is a delightful addition to gardens, providing both visual appeal and potential fruit harvest.
Passionvine is larval host plant to a few different butterflies.
The most well-known butterfly that uses Passionvines as a host plant is the Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae).