Today's bloom is Saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea)

Bloom of the Day for March 18th, 2010:

Information:
Type of plant: Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: White/Near White

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 8a to Zone 11

Height: over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing: 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m), 12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

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onewish1 wrote:
that's one big bloom!!! :)

pixie62560 wrote:
I was thinking the same thing.....that thing is huge!!!!

plantladylin wrote:
Wow, nice Saguaro! I never realized they got so tall ... PF says to 40'. I bet that one is a gorgeous site when it's full of blooms! Great photo!

Kell wrote:
It is truly impressive! When they called it Carnegiea gigantea they meant it. It is huge.