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Today's bloom is Echinocereus (Echinocereus chisoensis var. fobeanus)

Bloom of the Day for August 19th, 2009:

Type of plant: Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: Pale Pink, Pink, Magenta (Pink-Purple), Pale Green, White/Near White, Cream/Tan

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer

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

Cold hardiness: Zone 9b to Zone 11

Height: under 6 in. (15 cm), 6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing: 12-15 in. (30-38 cm), 15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

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plantladylin wrote:
Wow, gorgeous bloom! Isn't it something that thorny plants like cacti can have such pretty flowers? Great photo!

onewish1 wrote:
beautiful shot!!

angele wrote:
Beautiful!!! Cactus flowers can be so vibrant and yet the petals can look so delicate. Love them!

DenverJude wrote:
beautiful! It looks like satin!