Taking passion flower pictures is an absolute favorite summer past time. The swirling tendrils of its climbing vine and intricate flower structure are mesmerizing. The purple passion flower, or maypop, grows well in the extreme Texas heat (and across southeastern US). It produces fragrant flowers later in the summer when other plants in the garden have stopped flowering. If you’re lucky enough, your vine may also produce fruit with an edible pulp. The unique flower inspired Christian symbolism, each part representing elements from the Passion of Christ. [ more ]
Passion Flower Pictures
My favorite variety is the blue passion flower. It exhibits a more compact flower with white petals and a fringe of blue and purple filaments. Best planted in well drained soil close to something they can climb on, passion flowers are perennial wildflowers that will add interest to your summer garden year after year.
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