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Today's bloom is Bomarea (Bomarea kalbreyeri)

Bloom of the Day for December 27th, 2009:

Type of plant: Tropicals and Tender Perennials, Vines and Climbers

Bloom color: Red-Orange, Bright Yellow

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 11

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angele wrote:
An explosion of gorgeousity Sue.

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LavinaMae wrote:
Wow what a beauty. Will it grow in NC. Or in a green house? Lavina

plantladylin wrote:
Isn't it gorgeous? I see in PF it says it will grow in zone 9a and higher with 20şF as the lowest temp: http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/187999/ I've never seen it here in Florida but might just have to see about trying it to see if it will take our heat and humidity. Sure is pretty!

GardenGuyKin wrote:
Truly a Stunning capture of this Exotic bloom