It has been almost seven months and the two Moon Vines that I planted have began to produce seeds for the next generation. The gigantic white flowers bloom around seven in the evenings and when I put my nose near the flower to sniff the fragrance, I can barely discern the faint baby powder smell. Someone in the forum shared that the fragrance the flowers emit is strongest at mid-night. Oh no! Unless I make a trip to the garden at midnight to smell the flowers, I'll never know ... LOL. I am contented to just admire the flowers for now as I usually have to leave the garden by 7 pm to do my motherly duty.
As the Moon Vine has been flowering profusely, I have been looking out for the seed pods and finally I managed to find some. Some of the flowers do not result in seed pods if the female flowers are not pollinated. The seeds pods hold one or two seeds only and the seeds are whitish and they as big a s a human tooth.
An update on the coleus cuttings I received from Abby's Office Garden. Initially the cuttings were planted on the ground and they were doing very well in the sun. Then came news that Town Council will be building the drainage area along the area where I planted them. So now you see them in pots but they still look pretty. Got to regularly deflower the flower growing tips to make them last longer in their pots. Once the drainage area is up, I will be using them to landscape the area. Hopefully they will survive till then.
And the plant here below is not coleus but it is growing very well too. This is also from the Office Garden.
I got the seeds from a GCS member and kept them for sometime. Now I have the fence space to grow them and germinated all the eight seeds given. During the growing process, three seedlings were attacked by snails and slugs and they ate up the three seedlings even though I did sprinkle some snail pellets. The lucky five seedlings managed to survive to climb up the strings on the trellis. Now I wait big time for the vines to mature. Let see how they grow.