Today's bloom is Starfish Cactus (Orbea variegata)

Bloom of the Day for January 9th, 2010:

Type of plant: Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: Maroon (Purple-Brown), Brown/Bronze

Bloom time of year: Mid Summer

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

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 11

Height: under 6 in. (15 cm)

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

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plantladylin wrote:
Wow, great picture. That is one cool looking bloom!

onewish1 wrote:
how neat!!!