Krishna Kamal is cultivated for its impressive white-blue-purple flowers, edible fruits and medicinal uses. This herb named so as the corona resembles the crown of thorns worn by Christ during the crucifixion. The fruits of the plant are berries and contain considerable amount of lycopene. They are eaten fresh and used in juice drinks, beverages, baked goods, cereals, yogurt, ice cream, candy, jams, and jellies.
|Common Name:||Passion Flower, Passiflora, Apricot Vine, Purple Pa|
|Botanical Name:||Passiflora incarnata|
|Native To:||Mostly Central and South America; also North America, Southeast Asia, Oceania|
|Watering:||Twice per day|