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Today's bloom is Cleistocactus (Cleistocactus smaragdiflorus)

Bloom of the Day for March 1st, 2008:

Type of plant: Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: Red, Green

Bloom time of year: Mid Spring, Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9b to Zone 10b

Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm), 24-36 in. (60-90 cm), 36-48 in. (90-120 cm), 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing: 15-18 in. (38-45 cm), 18-24 in. (45-60 cm), 24-36 in. (60-90 cm), 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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kniphofia wrote:
Absolutely beautiful shot!

Xenomorf wrote:
Thank You