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Today's bloom is Spiderwort 'Osprey' (Tradescantia x andersoniana)

Bloom of the Day for February 26th, 2010:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Light Blue, White/Near White

Bloom time of year: Mid Summer

Sun requirements: Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 5a to Zone 8b

Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm), 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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

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plantladylin wrote:
Love it! A really pretty picture of that Tradescantia bloom!

victorgardener wrote:
Very nice, Celeste! Like the 'hair'.

pixie62560 wrote:
Thank you both, and you too Sue, im stunned and very honored. Meant to say, I like the hair too. lol This message was edited Feb 25, 2010 7:15 PM

onewish1 wrote:
the hair is awesome!!!... 80's flower!!!!

Calif_Sue wrote:
Look how cute those blooms are!! It's fun to see the small details you get when taking a macro pictures, that's a great shot!