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Today's bloom is Dianthus 'Scent First Sugar Plum' (Dianthus )

Bloom of the Day for February 4th, 2010:

Type of plant: Alpines and Rock Gardens, Perennials

Bloom color: Pink, Fuchsia (Red-Purple)

Bloom time of year: Mid Spring, Late Spring/Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall, Blooms repeatedly

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 5a to Zone 9b

Height: under 6 in. (15 cm), 6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

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

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plantladylin wrote:
Now that is pretty! Great photo!

onewish1 wrote:
love it.. which they grew better for me!

GardenGuyKin wrote:
What a beautiful photo! It really reminded me that Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Nice shot