Thursday, January 19, 2012
Passion Fruit Flower
Red and Purple Passion Fruit Flower
One plant, one vine, two colors. One, color purple, the color believed to be giving a sense of peace of mind. Purple is considered to be a good color to use in meditation. The other color is red, associated with fiery heat and warmth. A color of intense passion, whether it be joy or anger.
Purple Passion Fruit FlowerPassion fruit flower is connected to torments and passions of Jesus on the cross, also known as Jesus flower. The first Spanish missionaries who saw this flowers named it so because the flower reminded them of Jesus Christ's thorn wreath. You can read more about the passion fruit flower history in the article The Flower and The Fruit Of Passion.
Red Passion FuitThe two colors of passion fruit flower you see above where from the same vine. Can you tell the difference between the red and purple?
"Passion is a positive obsession, obsession is a negative passion." - Paul Carvel