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Riverside® Passiflora Hybrids – Our vision

“Our vision is to supply growers with hardy and distinct polyploid hybrids. This ensures that the hybrids which we release are easy to care for, vigorous, hardy, free-flowering and spectacular.”

Myles Stewart Irvine

Myles Stewart Irvine

Riverside® Hybrids Passiflora breeder

Myles Irvine has been growing Passiflora for over 30 years, releasing a number of hybrids over that time. The best have been selected for worldwide distribution as the Riverside® hybrids. He also created the Passiflora Online site back in the year 2000, started the Passiflora Online Facebook Group in 2007 and is editor of the free to download Passiflora Online Journal.

August 2019

Catching up with Carlos Magdalena at Kew Gardens & Matthew Pottage RHS Wisley where Passiflora ‘Snow Queen’ is putting on a great show in the Exotic Garden.

July 2019

Great fun at the Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival with Ann Morling. Checked out Tynings Nursery and Hampshire Carnivorous Plants.

Carlos Magdalena
Carlos Magdalena

June 2019

Exciting to see Passiflora ‘Snow Queen’ being sold by Waitrose Garden and a great hardiness report from Glasgow, coming though -8C with flying colours.

May 2019

Always nice to see new labels as the Riverside® Passiflora Hybrids start popping up in large numbers in local nurseries. Often the only Passiflora stocked other than the Common Passion Flower Passiflora caerulea.

Carlos Magdalena

April 2019

Fun Easter visit on the hottest day of the year with Ann & Lucy Morling to Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. Lunch with Carlos Magdalena and spotted Passiflora emarginata in flower in the Princess of Wales Conservatory.. Fabulous.

Carlos Magdalena
Passiflora emarginata
Easter Flowers
Passiflora Snow Queen Squires Garden Centre Poster

March 2019

Great to see some terrific new labels for 2019 for the Riverside® hybrids Passiflora ‘Damsel’s Delight’ and Passiflora ‘Snow Queen’. Both hardy hybrids. Pic ©Tim Scrijver.

Damsel's Delight Snow Queen labels

February 2019

Great catch up at Wags N Tales With Passiflora enthusiast Martin Murray, wife Jen and the two Basset Hound pups, Oscar and Rosie!

Martin and Jen Murray

January 2019

Here’s a bit of fun. A band called Passiflora from Costa Rica have released a track called Riverside! Very good it is too. Listen to it and buy here.

Riverside Passiflora Band
Riverside Passiflora album cover
Riverside Passiflora cover

Riverside® Passiflora Hybrids

2017-2018 News Archive.