Photo by Melody

 

Today's bloom is Purple Heart 'Purpurea' (Tradescantia pallida)

Bloom of the Day for May 20th, 2010:

Purple Heart 'Purpurea'
(Tradescantia pallida)

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Information:
Type of plant: Groundcovers, Perennials

Bloom color: Pink

Bloom time of year: Blooms all year

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 8a to Zone 11

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

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

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92 members have or want this plant for trade.

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There have been 4 comments posted about this bloom.

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onewish1 wrote:
pretty shot Dinu

Dinu wrote:
Wow, nice to know that, GGK and thanks onewish1 for this nudge and appreciation respectively. Dinu

GardenGuyKin wrote:
I've always enjoyed viewing your photos, Dinu. This photo of Tradescantia pallida really struck my eye...simply beautiful

Dinu wrote:
I too liked it for its sharpness, myself.


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