THE CRUCIFIXION, PASSION FLOWER, Passiflora incarnata, IN BLUE
The Passion Flower is a symbol of the fifth Sorrowful Mystery, the Crucifixion and all of Christ's Passion as a whole:
The spiraled tendrils - the lash of Christ's scourging
The central flower column - the pillar of the Scourging
The 72 radial filaments - the Crown of Thorns
The top 3 stigma - the 3 Nails
The lower 5 anthers - the 5 wounds
The Style - the Sponge used to moisten Christ's Lips with Vinegar
The leaves (some species) - the head of the Centurion's Spear
The red stains - Christ's Blood Drops
The Round Fruit - The World Christ came to save
The Fragrance - The Spices prepared by the Holy Women
(info from the Stokes Mary Gardens)
This is a print of an original botanical watercolor painting by Katrina Harrington accompanied by her calligraphy.
Prints in the botanical art section of Rose Harrington are only printed on high-quality, archival grade, acid-free, 100% cotton rag, 21 mil, 340gsm inkjet paper with a bright white, textured surface. This paper matches Rose Harrington's commitment to deliver the best possible product.
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