July 1st, 2011: Semp 'Dakota' (Sempervivum ) by Kell

Salina, KS(Zone 6a)

The Bloom of the Day for July 1st, 2011 was Semp 'Dakota' (Sempervivum ).

View the bloom of the day here: http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/botd.php?date=2011-07-01

Northern California, CA(Zone 9b)

LOL. I just had a heart attack I clicked on this photo and saw my name and thought shoot, I picked my own photo for bloom of the day. Then I realized, which I actually knew already, my month was over and it was Gretas! I have been looking at this photo as a thumbnail in the line up for awhile now, but never knew it was mine. LOL Thanks Greta. I just love semps.

South China, ME(Zone 5a)

Nice shot, love the colors on this one!

Phoenix, AZ(Zone 9a)

I agree - ♥ the color!! Excellent shot Kell and well deserved honor;o)

Salina, KS(Zone 6a)

Kelley, certainly no intention of a heart attack, just thought this was a beautiful shot of a semp and a good way to start this month!!!

(Zone 1)

Oh wow, what a beauty, great shot Kell!

I'm not real familiar with succulent type plants but when I was visiting Southern California last summer I saw some really awesome succulent gardens. It made me wish I lived in a less humid climate where I could grow these lovely plants.

Melbourne, KY(Zone 6a)

Oooo, pretty! Congrats, Kell!

Morpeth, United Kingdom(Zone 8a)

Fantastic colours!

Northern California, United States(Zone 9a)

Love it when they get the heat stressed look, great shot!

Melbourne, KY(Zone 6a)

Yep, I'm coming back in my next life as that semp...so I'll be beautiful when I have hot flashes!

Northern California, CA(Zone 9b)

LOL KyWoods! Too funny!

Thank you all for commenting!

Denville, NJ(Zone 6b)

great shot!!

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