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Old Nov 7, 2012, 9:34 PM   #1
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Blue Passion Flower, that is.


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Old Nov 7, 2012, 9:59 PM   #2
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Wow! I've never seen anything like that. Is that some kind of insect sitting on the flower or is that the pistal/anther structure?

Great shot.

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Old Nov 8, 2012, 12:52 PM   #3
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Thanks, Cal. Those are all flower parts.
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Nicely done. Always think these are fascinating flowers.
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Very nice
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Pretty!
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Old Nov 10, 2012, 1:31 PM   #7
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Thanks for the nice comments. Passion Flowers are really complicated - there are many horticultural varieties of them available, but beware, the vines can take over your yard, but they provide a breeding place for Gulf Fritillaries, so if you like active bright orange butterflies (and hairy caterpillars) , they will fill the air above and around you and delight you with their antics.
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Love it.
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Love the detail, complexity, color and sharpness.

Very unusual flower.
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Amazing flowers do yours develope into the fruit? A cousin of mine living in the Netherlands said they can grow the vine, flowers but the season is never long enough to develope fruit.
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