Caveman could not believe that I could fall in love with a plant called Birthworts and it did not help my case that it was listed in the top ten ugly plants by the Telegraph. The vindictive man sent me the link hoping to dissaude me from bringing her into the household. But ever since this , my maternal instincts refuse to calm down when brought to the fore. So yes, she came into our house inspite of the stiff opposition and has made our abode hers for the past six months.
Something about the woody flowers that gives the creeper an exotic look , and then as I always say,, beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder, So with no further ado, I present to you my Aristolachea gigantia plants .
All set to bloom ..
And theres the bloom
And miffed by the opposition, I am determined to spread the beauty to the near and dear. Waiting to collect the seeds from the fruit that seems to grow:
The plant is an aggressive creeper flourishing on my balcony and does not receive more than 2 hours of sunlight. Standing out among all the other flowers , it sure knows to leave a lasting impression .