Today's bloom is Passiflora Species (Passiflora incarnata)

Bloom of the Day for March 21st, 2010:

Type of plant: Perennials, Tropicals and Tender Perennials, Vines and Climbers

Bloom color: Pale Pink, Lavender, Medium Purple

Bloom time of year: Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid Fall

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 6b to Zone 10b

Height: 15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m), 20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing: 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

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pixie62560 wrote:
I love this flower, so unique! I've been growing one for a year now but it's never bloomed. :(

onewish1 wrote:
pretty!!... can't wait to see if my maypop comes back or not this year... but I did grow a few more from seed ... just in case

Kell wrote:
I can still remember the first time I saw a passion flower. We had recently moved from Boston to California (31 years ago) and we were at flea market in Alameda. Of course I found the stall that had plants. Another lady had already found it first and was looking at a passion flower. I had no clue what it was. I had never seen anything so beautiful! They only had 1 of them and I was sure tha

onewish1 wrote:
what a story... amazing how we can have blinders on to try and get what we want.. glad all was fine

Calif_Sue wrote:
Kell, the thumbnail cracks me up because it like like a grinning bloom.