Flowers on Friday

If you are looking for something different to grow on an obelisk, cane teepee or trellis then why not try a Black-eyed Susan. Thunbergia is completely unrelated to Rudbeckia hirta, an herbaceous annual or short-lived perennial in the daisy family. Above is Thunbergia grandiflora an evergreen vine. The blue to mauve flowers are about 8 cm acrossContinue reading “Flowers on Friday”

Passiflora

Also known as Passion Flower or Passion Vines. Passiflora (passion flower) is an evergreen climber with exotic looking flowers, sometimes followed by brightly coloured fruits. Suited to a sunny sheltered spot in mild regions of the UK, in colder areas it can be grown under cover of a greenhouse or conservatory.