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Today's bloom is Corn Cockle 'Milas' (Agrostemma githago)

Bloom of the Day for February 8th, 2010:

Type of plant: Annuals

Bloom color: Magenta (Pink-Purple)

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Not Applicable

Height: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing: 9-12 in. (22-30 cm), 12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

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plantladylin wrote:
Wow, Beautiful photo as always Kell!

onewish1 wrote:
sooo beautiful!!!

Kell wrote:
Thanks! Funny, I was with Sue when I took this pic! Remember Sue? That was a great day! A real adventure!

Brinda wrote:
Such beauty Kelley! I love that shot!

Calif_Sue wrote:
Yes I remember and it's one reason I chose it! Plus, its a fabulously cheerful come-on spring shot and makes me smile! I think all the Feb & March BOTD will be just as fabulous! ;-)