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Today's bloom is Mammillaria (Mammillaria luethyi)

Bloom of the Day for December 7th, 2009:

Type of plant: Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom time of year: Mid Spring

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

Cold hardiness: Zone 10a to Zone 11

Height: under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing: 3-6 in. (7-15 cm), 6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

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pixie62560 wrote:
That is just beautiful!

plantladylin wrote:
I agree, that is a gorgeous shot ... love the color of those blooms!

angele wrote:
Outrageously beautiful! ^_^

GardenGuyKin wrote:
Stunning...Simply stunning!