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Today's bloom is Queen's Wreath (Petrea volubilis)

Bloom of the Day for June 11th, 2010:

Type of plant: Tropicals and Tender Perennials, Vines and Climbers

Bloom color: Medium Blue, Blue-Violet, Violet/Lavender, White/Near White

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

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 10a to Zone 11

Height: 30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Spacing: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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GardenGuyKin wrote:
Beautiful photo of Queen's Wreath. What a fantastic color!!

phoebesviolets wrote:
Wow! New for me, and it is gorgeous! Does it really bloom all summer?

bonehead wrote:
Gorgeous - flower within a flower.

DebinSC wrote:
Thanks, guys! Phoebes, I actually don't know it's blooming habits but this was taken in Costa Rica in June. :)

phoebesviolets wrote:
Darn! Perhaps better for a solarium or greenhouse up here--don't think it would appreciate our crazy weather. Thanks Debin.