Amazing passion flower (in more ways than one!)

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JayG

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Amazing passion flower (in more ways than one!)
« on: September 15, 2018, 10:37 »
I've attached a couple of pics taken this morning of a passion flower 'bush' (?) which is doubly amazing - at about 10' tall and the same wide it's certainly a big plant, but it's actually planted in next door's garden, having grown over a WW2 Anderson shelter, though my poor old David Austen Graham Thomas English rose, and then down into my garden, all in the space of this year!  :ohmy:

Some serious cutting back to be done after it's finished its wonderful display of flowers!
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Re: Amazing passion flower (in more ways than one!)
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2018, 18:40 »
Free flowers, lucky you  :D
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Re: Amazing passion flower (in more ways than one!)
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2018, 21:16 »
How stunning that will look when all the flowers have come out!
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Re: Amazing passion flower (in more ways than one!)
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2018, 12:18 »
We had one many years ago (not at this garden)   When the flowers finished it had attractive red pods.
But the shoots, use to shoot up everywhere.   I wonder if its still there  :D 
We did have a talk about them at church a couple of weeks ago, and what each part of the flower biblically signifies, hence the name.   Mrs Bouquet
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