Passion flower perfection

These beautifully intricate and complex flowers were viewed by early missionaries as a symbol of the crucifixion and were thought to represent the Passion of Christ, hence its name. I find their construction fascinating and this vine grows opposite our front door on a neighbour’s fence.

Photo: Passion flower side view

Passion flower side low res

Photo: Passion flower upside down

Passion flower upside down low res

Photo: Passion flower from the back

Passion flower back low res

Photo:Passion flower emerging

Passion flower budding low res

Photo: Passion flower with a twist

Passion flower side angle up low res

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