Today's bloom is Silk Oak (Grevillea robusta)

Bloom of the Day for September 24th, 2009:

Type of plant: Trees

Bloom color: Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom time of year: Mid Spring

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 10b

Height: over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing: 20-30 ft. (6-9 m), 30-40 ft. (9-12 m), over 40 ft. (12 m)

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Stake wrote:
These flowers hold so much nectar that it ferments and Honey Eaters and Parrots get drunk and can be seen brawling like drunks or passed out and asleep under the trees. Brian