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Today's bloom is Coleus 'The Flume' (Solenostemon scutellarioides)

Bloom of the Day for March 28th, 2010:

Type of plant: Annuals, Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Light Blue, White/Near White, Inconspicuous/none

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

Sun requirements: Light Shade, Partial to Full Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 10b to Zone 11

Height: 12-18 in. (30-45 cm), 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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

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Kell wrote:
Everytime I see this one on posted on the homepage, I think it is a flower for a second. Such an incredible leaf! Beautiful Brinda!

onewish1 wrote:
be still my heart!!!!!!!... awesome photo!!

Brinda wrote:
Thanks! And it's such a fun coleus. I just love how it grabs your attention as you walk by it! This message was edited Apr 1, 2010 1:51 PM