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Today's bloom is Fire Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus gracilis subsp. coloratus)

Bloom of the Day for March 6th, 2008:

Fire Barrel Cactus
(Ferocactus gracilis subsp. coloratus)

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Information:
Type of plant: Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: Red, Pale Yellow

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 9b to Zone 11

Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

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

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