Today's bloom is Species Orchid (Calypso bulbosa)

Bloom of the Day for May 25th, 2010:

Type of plant: Alpines and Rock Gardens, Bulbs, Perennials

Bloom color: Pink

Bloom time of year: Late Winter/Early Spring, Mid Spring, Blooms all year

Sun requirements: Partial to Full Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 4a to Zone 8b

Height: under 6 in. (15 cm)

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

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onewish1 wrote:
very cool!!

pixie62560 wrote:
Extremely!! I think I need me a few of these. ^_^

plantladylin wrote:
Great shot of that beautiful bloom!