Colin Mills, compiler of the Hortus Camdenensis, died in late November 2012 after a short illness. As he always considered the Hortus his legacy, it is his family's intention to keep the site running in perpetuity. It will not, however, be updated in the near future.

Passiflora alata C.Curtis var. superba

Presumably a variety of Passiflora alata C.Curtis which see.  I have found no description.

Horticultural & Botanical History

No data.

History at Camden Park

Desideratum to Loddiges’ Nursery on 6th January 1845 [MP A2933-2, p.28].  I have found no further records and it may never have been grown at Camden. 


Published Jan 31, 2010 - 03:49 PM | Last updated Jul 29, 2010 - 02:00 PM

Family Passifloraceae
Region of origin

Peru and Brazil, but possibly of garden origin

Common Name

Maracuja de refresco, Winged-stem passion flower

Name in the Camden Park Record

Passiflora alata superba 

Confidence level low