Photos: Flowers Of The Garlic Vine

Today’s photos show the flowers of our Garlic vine (Cydista aequinoctialis) which has just started blooming again.
Garlic vine (Cydista aequinoctialis)This plant blooms clusters of funnel-shaped, purple flowers with lighter throat approx. 3 inches long. The flowers become lighter in colour as they age.Garlic vine (Cydista aequinoctialis)Although the flowers smell like garlic when they are crushed, they are still attractive to bees, butterflies, ants, and birds. Garlic vine (Cydista aequinoctialis) Garlic vine (Cydista aequinoctialis)

 

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