Today's bloom is Japanese Morning Glory 'Akatsuki no Tsuyu' (Ipomoea nil)

Bloom of the Day for December 28th, 2009:

Type of plant: Annuals, Vines and Climbers

Bloom color: Light Blue, White/Near White

Bloom time of year: Blooms repeatedly

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

Cold hardiness: Not Applicable

Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m), 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m), 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing: 3-6 in. (7-15 cm), 6-9 in. (15-22 cm), 9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

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angele wrote:
Joseph, you did such a fantastic job capturing the gorgeous colors in this flower. I love the shades of blue and the white is perfection. This has got to be one of my all time favorite flower photos. Congratulations on the gorgeous flower and photography.

Gerris2 wrote:
Thank you for your kind words, Angele! It truly is an honor to have my photo featured this way! Joseph

GardenGuyKin wrote:
I ditto what Angele said! A wonderful capture, Gerris!

Gerris2 wrote:
Thank you very much, GardenGuyKin!

GardenGuyKin wrote:
Your welcome! It sure looks like a watercolor done on silk