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Today's bloom is Arizona Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus emoryi)

Bloom of the Day for September 14th, 2009:

Type of plant: Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: Red, Red-Orange, Gold (Yellow-Orange), Bright Yellow, Brown/Bronze

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 10a

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

Spacing: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm), 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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plantlover49 wrote:
Just Georgeous, thank you for posting it Elizabeth

Xenomorf wrote:
Thank You!