I am still waiting for the 2013 Moonflower to bloom. It’s close.. there are a couple of flowers forming but not quite ready to open up. This year I started them from seed, last year I got the plant from my sister-in-law and I think I planted a bit earlier….
OK, maybe I’m a little obsessed with this moonflower growing on my patio, but hey… it’s my blog. I can obsess if I want! Maybe it’s the romantic notion of a night blooming flower. Maybe it’s the name.
Moon River, Fly Me to the Moon, Moonlight and Roses, Moon Over Miami…. the moon is subject for thousands of love songs.
And when you say the word “moonflower” … your lips pucker up as if for a kiss! Maybe I’m just excited because… I kept it alive! Nevertheless…. obsession.
I made a mistake of planting a passion flower right beside the moonflower, thinking they could SHARE the new trellis that I purchased for them. After all, passion flower….. moonflower…. you would think they could at least share. The passion flower took off with …er… quite a passion, but the moonflower eventually took over the space. My passion…
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