One of nature's jewels that so many may never see. The largest flower in the world was blooming in Blanco , Veracruz , Mexico . Two meters (6 5/8 feet) high and weighing 75 kilos (165 1/3 lbs). It has the peculiarity of blooming only during three days every 40 years.
Blue Crown Passion flower. Exotic flowers like these dont have to be limited to tropical gardens. A vigorous perennial vine that climbs via tendrils, the passion flower can be a conversation piece in the garden. Evergreen to about 18 degF. Species vary from subtropical to hardy in USDA Zone 6., this one zone 7. Gorgeous gulf fritillary butterflys larvae love to eat this.