Today's bloom is Woodland Shooting Star (Dodecatheon hendersonii)

Bloom of the Day for July 31st, 2009:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Fuchsia (Red-Purple), Red

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 3a to Zone 7b

Height: 12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing: 15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

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begoniacrazii wrote:
Another very nice capture Kin!

GardenGuyKin wrote:
Thanks a bunch, Laurie! I was so happy to find this on one of my treks. I liked it so much I located one at a local native plant nursery for my garden. I hope it makes it.