Wordless Wednesday – A long-awaited … passionflower

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The first flower on my seed-sown Passiflora caerulea appeared at the end of October!!

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It has been entertaining to watch the foliage spread over the arch all summer

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But the passionflowers themselves are amazing, well worth the wait, with anthers and stigmas so prominent and suited to purpose.

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The corona is a delicate, exotic ruff around that slender throat holding the ovary aloft.

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I do hope it survives the winter, then maybe I will get more flowers and orange fruits next year.

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About Frogend_dweller

Living in the damp middle of nowhere
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8 Responses to Wordless Wednesday – A long-awaited … passionflower

  1. FlowerAlley says:

    This is my dream plant. Passion is a perfect name for it. I have a red one, also.

  2. Summer Daisy says:

    So beautiful! Love the colours ♥

  3. Eliza Waters says:

    Stunning flower. You must be so proud!

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