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Today's bloom is Iochroma (Iochroma cyanea)

Bloom of the Day for May 12th, 2007:

Iochroma
(Iochroma cyanea)

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Information:
Type of plant: Shrubs, Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Blue-Violet

Bloom time of year: Blooms repeatedly

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 11

Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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2 vendors have this plant for sale.

27 members have or want this plant for trade.

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juja wrote:
I have this plant in Zone 8b North Florida area. I tested this plant in the ground this past year and it survived. The coldest temp I experienced was 16 degrees for one night about 2 hours. The plant did die back, but I had heavily mulched with pine needles and leaves and I had cut and covered the plant with a plastic pot lined with newspaper. It has come back. I also find this plant very easy


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