It’s about time….

26 08 2008

Finally! At long last, one of my newer Passion Flower plants has bloomed. I planted it on the side of the gazebo that gets the less sun exposure, which forced this plant to reach high up into the canopy to get the sunlight it needed. I spotted unopened blooms yesterday when I was watering the garden and knew they would be bursting soon. I noticed one fully opened this morning—three feet above my head, out of photographic reach. So, for you, dear friends and fellow bloggers, I dragged out the big ladder, set it half on the patio/half in the soil (for just the right angle), and perched precariously—risking life and limb—just to get this shot. I’m surprised I was even able to focus with the contraption I set up! This is the same type of Passion Flower I photographed in my friend Gina’s garden—Passiflora Incense.

Below are links to other passion flowers I’ve photographed in the garden this season:

https://cindydyer.wordpress.com/2008/06/22/backyard-blooms/

http://gardenmuse.wordpress.com/tag/passionflower/

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2 responses

27 08 2008
giiid

Wow! This flower has really done something to not be overlooked!

28 08 2008
sue

It reminds me of a tilt-a-whirl ride at the amusement park!

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