September here in Cyprus is connected with Passiflora caerula , the blue Passion Flower
, a native of South America and part of the Festival of the Holy Cross, which is held in several places here including Stavrovouni and Omodos.
Other front-page stories saw Wavertree MP John Tilney win an assurance from Education Secretary Margaret Thatcher that funding would be given to improve school buildings in his constituency - and local gardeners rallied round to supply Liverpool University's medical genetics department with passion flower
plants for its butterfly house, after their current stocks were devoured by caterpillars.
| Passion flower
is deeply relaxing for mind and body.
Actresses Jean Muir, left, and Pauline Collins line up for vitamin injections during the Manchester run of the musical Passion Flower
A few small clinical trials suggest that passion flower
might help with anxiety.
| Passiflora Trowel and Fork (PS22.50, available from burgonandball.com and various garden centres nationwide) This stylish gardening gift set, featuring a Passiflora passion flower
design, includes a message of love, as the trowel is engraved with a Gertrude Jekyll quote: 'The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies'.
It is infused with passion flower
and edelweiss so dry skin can feel youthful and supple again.
It's part of the new Splash collection, and with clean, crisp, clear-theair notes of wet grass, wild strawberry, passion flower
and white orchid, it's far more 'refreshing cloudburst in the Caribbean' than 'soggy Bank Holiday in Bognor'.
Pelton's Star Gazer, 1929, and Passion Flower
, 1943, emanate from within their representational fields and conjure a radiant symbolic register.
THE BIG SLEEPEASY Not eating after 5pm, crystals under your pillow and cups of passion flower
tea will help you get the best sleep.
My most popular herb blend was a combination of Passion Flower
(Passiflora Incarnata), Scullcap (Scuttellaria barbata), and Valerian root (Valeriana officinalis).
Club question Last week, Matt Stanton asked if the fruit on his passion flower