The Amazing Passion Flower

The passion flower never ceases to amaze me. From an A&M horticulture website: “Roman Catholic priests of the late 1500’s named it for the Passion (suffering and death) ofJesus Christ. They believed that several parts of the plant, including the petals, rays, and sepals, symbolized features of the Passion.”

The passion flower never ceases to amaze me. From a Texas A&M horticulture website: “Roman Catholic priests of the late 1500’s named it for the Passion (suffering and death) of Jesus Christ. They believed that several parts of the plant, including the petals, rays, and sepals, symbolized features of the Passion.”

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Photo taken at: White Rock Lake Bike & Hiking Trail

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