Friday, August 21, 2009

Mystery flower

I went out for a short walk around the farmette a couple of days ago. I had my camera with me looking for some interesting shots. I was around a thicket of blackberries when I ran across this flower. I thought it was gorgeous. It was the only one of its kind that I saw. I took a couple of shots and went on my way. However, went I went back the next day it seemed to have magically disappeared.




Does anyone out there know what this flower is? Have you ever seen one?

9 comments:

  1. I saw a single one of these several years ago in my parents' back yard. It is a "passion flower". I had always heard of these but had never seen one until then and haven't see one since. I think it looks too exotic for KY but apparently not (according to Wikipedia).
    Beautiful photo!

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  2. HI, Love your blog..that flower is one of my favorites...it is a PASSION FLOWER...!

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  3. Yep, passion flower it is. My grandmother would find some in Tennessee.

    - Suzanne

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  4. I guess from the previous commenters, it's a passion flower. tee hee
    Whatever it is, it's beautiful!

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  5. I don't know what it is, but it sure is lovely.

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  6. Gosh it's just stunning, isn't it? I wonder if it's kind of like Trillium here - they're not arouond for too long, but they stop you in your tracks in their season!

    Beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

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  7. IT is a passion flower vine. Prune away the berries so it can thrive, they are a real treasure! You should be able to find the vine and trace it back to see where it starts with some TLC you will have a magnificent specimen on your place!

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  8. Yep, its a "passion flower." I used to see them riding horses all the time out in the fields. Also in white/pink. All over Arkansas. Beautiful. C

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  9. Passion flower it is, indeed. We used to have a vine of it growing in the back yard at Mom and Dad's. It was a volunteer; they built the house, and Mom didn't plant it. There must be the right climate for it back in the 'burg...

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