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Bloom of the Day Photos: June 18th, 2011: Orange Geiger Tree (Cordia sebestena) by htop

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Northern California, CA
(Zone 9b)

June 18, 2011
12:16 AM

Post #8637788

The Bloom of the Day for June 18th, 2011 was Orange Geiger Tree (Cordia sebestena).

View the bloom of the day here:


Portland, OR
(Zone 8a)

June 18, 2011
2:44 AM

Post #8637839

Nice capture! I like how well you have captured the red in the blossoms. I sometimes have difficulty getting that true color red for some reason.


South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

June 18, 2011
2:46 AM

Post #8637843

What a lovely tree! I've never seen one before...very cool!

(Zone 1)

June 18, 2011
8:22 AM

Post #8638251



Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

June 18, 2011
10:29 AM

Post #8638413

oh is that awesome!!


Phoenix, AZ
(Zone 9a)

June 18, 2011
12:10 PM

Post #8638563

Way cool! Another one I have never heard of, and excellent shot htop!! Nice!
Marathon, FL
(Zone 11)

June 18, 2011
1:24 PM

Post #8638670

BEAUTIFUL picture of the Geiger. I lost mine years ago when we flooded from Hurricane Georges and it killed it. I never replaced it, but your photo makes me want one again. Those Tortoise Beetles eat the leaves down here in the Keys and the leaves always looked so ragged, one reason I didn't replace it.


Northern California, CA
(Zone 9b)

June 19, 2011
2:26 PM

Post #8640683

Too bad about those tortoise beetles! There is always something wanting to rain on our color parade.

I just love flowering trees. I wish I lived where it is warmer just for all their flowering trees! This one has just such color. I am in love.
San Antonio, TX
(Zone 8b)

June 20, 2011
9:20 AM

Post #8642379

GardenGuyKin, Thanks. I have the same problem a lot. The light has to be just right. Also, I may capture the true color; however, it doesn't upload true. This is bloom's' color is very accurate.

pixie62560, I had never seen one before I traveled to Maui. It is a lovely tree and quite plentiful there.

plantladylin, onewish1 and locakelly, thank you for your comments.

islandgirl37, thank you. I'm sorry that you lost your tree. Glad I don't have tortoise beetles here! I wish I could grow a geiger tree here. The blooms are so beautiful.

Kell, thanks for your comments. This tree's blooms are outstanding.

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