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Profile Image David De Sousa 😎 🇵🇹🇬🇧

porto

Keen amateur gardener/plant hunter with an eye and taste for the unusual and exotic..🌴🌻🌸🌵🌿👌

Passiflora

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porto

Afternoon GT amigos 👋😎.. not long back from a holiday break & it looks like I brought the weather back with me! 😎👌☀️☀️🍹☀️🍹☀️🍹☀️ .. How's things amigos? 🕺

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novicegardenlover

👋 hope you enjoyed.

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porto

Absolutely!!.. thanks Susan 🌴🍹☀️🌴🍹☀️🌴🍹☀️🌴🍹☀️😎👌😁 @novicegardenlover

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novicegardenlover

Wonderful 👍

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porto

My first of many to come 👌😎🌼🌿🌸🌿🌼

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ShelleySnyder

That's a real beauty!💘😍

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kez001uk

Gorgeous 😋

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porto

Thanks Shelley 😏 @ShelleySnyder .. what gorgeous! Kerry @kez001uk 😉

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kez001uk

@porto very gorgeous 😉😛

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porto

Thanks for the compliment Kerry 🤗 & you ain't so bad yourself gorgeous 😚 @kez001uk

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kez001uk

@porto you’re way too kind! 😜

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ShelleySnyder

My pleasure!💘😍

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bblondie

Wowww !!! What an intricate flower! 😍

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porto

Gorgeous! Amanda 😍👌 @bblondie

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porto

#foliagefriday 🌿😎

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sharonhayden

Wow looks amazing 😉- do you have a wood clad house?

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ublaszko

Looks so tidy! Mine is a sprawling mess 😅 Grows faster than I can manage to tie it in 😅

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ublaszko

Just wondering, do you cut it all back each year? Mine stays mostly evergreen over winter so I prune it to the main vine each year but I'm wondering if I should be even more harsh.

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porto

Olá Urszula ( that's a name! 😎👌) Yes I can just leave it over the winter months but I've found in previous years it tends to look unsightly in its position.. so in the last few late winter months I've been very hush & chopped the whole vine right down & it seems to be doing much better come the spring as it's not wasting all its new growing energy onto ok last summer's previous vine growth 🌿🌿🌿 bit what do I know @ublaszko 😂🌿🌿🌿🌿👍

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ublaszko

Thank you 😆😆 Mine looks pretty good over winter and actually adds a bit of interest as long as there's no snow. It gets too big and sprawly though so I've been pruning it back to the main upright growth although I noticed the bottom looks a bit bare after 3 years. I was a bit worried to cut it back completely in case it doesn't bounce back. I might give it a go next spring as they're easy to replace at Wilko 😆😆

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ublaszko

Ok, another question, what do you use for a support? I can't see any wires or trellis or bamboo sticks on your photos. 😼

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porto

If you look carefully it's secured up by a couple of lengths of bamboo pinned to the cladding 👍🌿🌿🌿🌿 @ublaszko .. where are you from?

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ublaszko

Newcastle upon Tyne via London via Poland 😂😂😂😏 Oh yeah, I can see bamboo supports now 👍

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porto

Polska 🇵🇱 have you met @justinecouturelondon 💃🇵🇱 @ublaszko 👍😏

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porto

Morning all GT amigos 👋😎.. coincidentally seeing it's #wildlifewednesday I've just come across this little Jiminy cricket taking a breather on my passion 👍😏.. Bom dia ☀️🌿☀️🌿☀️🌿☀️

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porto

Vine growing just nicely 🌿👌😎

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sieveheadsarah

Looks lovely and healthy David 😀👍🏼

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porto

Morning Sarah 👋😎.. thank you 🌿👍... It's been established in the ground next to my pond for a good 8years now & brings me joy every summer without fail 🌿🌼🌿🌼🌿🌼🌿🌼🌿👌😏 @sieveheadsarah

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sieveheadsarah

Do you cut it back after it flowers?? Mine is huge and doesn't seem to be stopping, it's in its 2nd year and has loads of flowers/buds.

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porto

Yes Sarah I do 👍🌿.. cut mine right down late winter, around January. Only to keep it in check 👍 @sieveheadsarah

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porto

Morning all GT amigos 👋😎... Have yourselfs a successful Friday 👌😏.. bom dia.. #passionflower

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suerichards

You too 😎

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porto

My passion vine has sprung into action 👌😏🌿🌿🌿🌿

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kez001uk

Looking very healthy too 😋 hi fishes 👋🏻

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porto

My babies only have the best Kerry 😏 & always happy to see me when I step out first thing 😏 healthy fish happy fish @kez001uk 😉🐟🐟🐟🐟

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kez001uk

@porto they’ve got a great view of your passion vine 😉 always nice to feel appreciated, be it by man or beast 😉😂🤣

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porto

But the good thing Kerry my passion gets bigger in time 😏😉.. I always give the best to the ones I love ... Especially when I'm feeling beastly 😂😉 @kez001uk

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kez001uk

@porto your passion grows just like your vine 😉 beastly you, now there’s a thought 😛😂

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porto

You know.. us passionate hot blooded European's (Portuguese) 😉 @kez001uk

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kez001uk

@porto it must be a Portuguese thing because us English are known for being as cold as those fish in your pond 🤣 most of them anyway, always an exception or few 😉😂

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porto

Us english 🤔...I'm not far behind Kerry 😏 I just tend to like my Portuguese tag now & again 😉... You've just got to make it tropical when you can if you like 😏.. it's all in the genetics @kez001uk 😙😁

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kez001uk

@porto considering my Scottish heritage is as exotic as I get I don’t think tropical is in my blood at all 🤣 maybe that’s why I love cold weather plants so much 🤯 you keep building that little paradise of yours, least I get to admire it even if I can’t have one myself 😉😋

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porto

Morning GT Amigo's 👋.. My gorgeous cluster of passion to brighten up this crisp chilly morning. Bom dia 🌞🌼🌞🌼🌞🌼😏

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kathy

Morning, have any seed pods started to form?

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kez001uk

Still going strong! Looks great 💙

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porto

No seed pods or fruit this year so far? Just flowers @kathy ..she just keeps on giving @kez 😍😏👌

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porto

Afternoon GT Amigo's 👋 she just keeps on giving.. 😍👌🌼🌸🌼🌸 #bestofseptember #passionflower

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ShelleySnyder

Beeeutiful!!💘😍

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kez001uk

Gorgeous David 💚

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porto

Good morning GT amigos👋.. She's still there 😍🌼👌.. Bom dia ...

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kathy

Morning David 🤙🏻

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Sephy

Beauty! 👌👍✌

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sunflowers99

Gorgeous 😍😍❤❤

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pelly

Morning David 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♀️

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juliesgarden

Morning 👌

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porto

Good evening! 😍👌🌼

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kathy

Evening 😊

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porto

Evening Kathy 👋😏

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kez001uk

They’re insane looking flowers! Love them 😍

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porto

A room with a view 🌿🌿🌿😏 #green

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kez001uk

Beautiful 😍

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kathy

You keep is so very tidy David

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porto

Evening GT Amigo's 👋....😍👌🌿🌸

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kathy

Good evening David

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ShelleySnyder

Evening David! Love your passion flower!💘😍

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kez001uk

Just stunning 💟💟💟

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mariomartins

gorgeous colours 💚💛💜💜💛💚

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porto

Morning GT Amigo's 👋.. Must say my #passionflower vine is starting to look more like a giant beanstalk!! 🌿🌿🌿😁😁👌... Bom dia 👍

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kathy

Can’t wait to see it in flower, it’ll be gorgeous

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flof1952

Morning David. Looks very healthy ...lots of flowers hopefully 👋☺

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angiecrazycatlady

Had it grown any fruit yet 😊

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porto

Its flowering already ladies 😏 @kathy @flof1952

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grynnat

Oh wow, David — what a gorgeous porch! The passiflora looks fabulous 😍

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pelly

Morning David 🙋🙋

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sunflowers99

@porto it looks gorgeous 💕

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porto

Yes Angie some spent flowers are starting to fruit 👍😏 @angiecrazycatlady

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porto

Obrigado @grynnat 😙😊🌿

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porto

Morning @pelly 👋🙌🙌

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porto

Thank you @sunflowers99 I do try 😏🌿🌿🌿🌿😉

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porto

Finally at last! Yeahhhhy 👏👏. Better late then never 😏🌼🌼🌼😉

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AlisaJ

🎉🎉🎉

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midnightgardener

That looks so pretty 💛💕

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porto

Its Worth a dance @AlisaJ 🙌🙆🙌🙆🙌🌼🌼🌼😁

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porto

Love them😍 @midnightgardener 🌼🌼🌼👌

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Diane76

It's not late ☺ I'm still waiting for flowers on mine 🤔

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Muzz67

These flowers are so ornate aren't they? Stunning 😁

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kathy

Like the fruits that form too😍

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AlisaJ

💃🏻🕺💃🏻🕺💃🏻🕺😆

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porto

@kathy

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kathy

😂 bit slow on the uptake🙄

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porto

Morning GT amigos 👋.. My passion is blooming today 😍🌼🌼☀☀👌 bom dia 👍

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porto

Afternoon GT Amigo's 👋..Passion vine coming up big & healthy 💪🌿🌼🌿🌼🌿😏

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Diane76

That's fantastic 👍

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porto

Yeahhhhy at last I've got passion! 😍🌸👌😏..better late then never I suppose 😉🌼🌿🌼🌿

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ShelleySnyder

@porto 🤣🤣🤣

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sunflowers99

Very pretty 🌸🌸@porto

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Keely

Wow lovely 💜

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porto

Ain't she just 😍 @sunflowers99 @Keely + more buds coming through 🌼🌿🌼🌿🌼🌿👏👏👏😉

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AlisaJ

🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼 lovely David!

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porto

It's been a long wait Alisa but well worth it 😍👌🌼🌿🌼🌿🌼😏

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porto

Morning amigos.. Still waiting! ..🌼🌸

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vec

Morning David 🖑

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angiecrazycatlady

Have you ever tasted the fruit from these, it's really nice 😊

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porto

Morning Julie @vec 😏 yes I have Angie @angiecrazycatlady via asda 😉😝 ..jokes apart didn't realise they were edible? 🍈😋

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angiecrazycatlady

Not sure that every variety heard fruit but my friend has one that's covered in fruits in autumn. I must get a cutting from her 😊

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porto

Let me know when you do @angiecrazycatlady I'll pop over for a taster 😏🍈👌

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porto

Not much luck with my passion last year!... Better luck this year! ...So far so good 💪👍

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