If pods are too high to reach, simply cut the vine at the base, but be sure to do it while the pods are green. There are a whole bunch of plants that I can't identify, but the first I'll present to you is this lovely purple flowered vine (sorry for the blurry photo, my camera struggles with close ups). Once the pods have matured and turned dark, they are tricky to handle. A native of the Southeastern U.S. including and upto Indiana and Illinois, where it typically occurs in … Attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. Click on image to view plant details. The unique flowers are about three inches wide and they have several petals accented with a purple … There are a number of vines that bear purple blooms ranging in shade from the pale lilac of wisteria to the deep royal purple of morning glories. Plant identification blue and purple flowers The following photos will allow you to identify blue and purple flowering plants. Many small flowers grouped together into a head. The purple passion flower is a fast growing vine that can reach up to 20 feet or more. Stems erect, slender, rough, hairy, swollen at joints Leaves opposite, joined at base. After flowering, long, bean-shaped pods are produced that often persist through the winter. The addition of a purple flowering vine creates a spectacular focal point to a … Asteraceae - Green Flowers: Sunflower Family: Green or brownish flowers apparently lacking petals. If the pod bursts, the wind carries the seeds away to start the cycle again. Seed poisonous. Purple hyacinth bean is a very vigorous grower and the vines are a popular choice for a quick cover, although they can frustrate you by refusing to flower until late in the season. Found in grain crops. Both the fruits and flowers are edible on some varieties and many food items are made from the plant. Vines or perennial herbs exuding white sap from breaks. Star-shaped flowers often arranged in an umbel. More on Wikipedia. Trumpet vine may not flower for several years after planting until it becomes well established in the garden. Passion flower is a rapid-growing native vine with tendril-climbing vine which is woody in warm winter climates and herbaceous (dies to the ground) in cold winter climates. Mesquite is a common name for several plants in the genus Prosopis, which contains over 40 species of small leguminous trees. Few plants rival the extroverted beauty of a climbing vine bursting with purple flowers. Passiflora incarnata, commonly known as maypop, purple passionflower, true passionflower, wild apricot, and wild passion vine, is a fast-growing perennial vine with climbing or trailing stems. You see it intertwined with another plant - its leaves are the smaller, darker green, smooth ones on the left. Heads sometimes form a bur. The bright green, pointed leaves grow in leaflets of three leaves. Winter annual. Flowers are orange-scarlet, 3 inches long, tube-shaped and showy from July-September. 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