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Today's bloom is Billbergia Bromeliad (Billbergia nutans)

Bloom of the Day for December 11th, 2009:

Type of plant: Tropicals and Tender Perennials, Epiphytes

Bloom color: Pink, Rose/Mauve, Coral/Apricot

Bloom time of year: Mid Spring

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 10a to Zone 11

Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing: 9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

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plantladylin wrote:
Stunning photo, almost looks like a painting!

pixie62560 wrote:
Exquisite form and the color combo alone is eye candy!!!!!!!

g_whizz wrote:
very groovy

onewish1 wrote:
lovely bloom!

twinfox wrote:
I stumbled on this website looking for this plant. I have one in my home that was a gift from my Mother. She has 6 more of these and they are huge! Very beautiful indeed! This message was edited Dec 11, 2009 3:49 PM