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Today's bloom is Mojave Hedgehog (Echinocereus mojavensis)

Bloom of the Day for September 10th, 2009:

Type of plant: Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: Red

Bloom time of year: Mid Spring

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), 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)

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plantladylin wrote:
Wow, another beauty!! I am so amazed at the gorgeous blooms on such thorny plants! Great photo X!

Xenomorf wrote:
Thank You!