Today's bloom is Dew Flower (Drosanthemum bicolor)

Bloom of the Day for June 13th, 2010:

Type of plant: Alpines and Rock Gardens, Shrubs, Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Gold (Yellow-Orange), Maroon (Purple-Brown)

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 11

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

Spacing: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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GardenGuyKin wrote:
Outstanding photo, ecrane3! That bloom just makes me feel all warm inside

crabbydevon wrote:
Wow! They look like little torches - on fire!!

Kell wrote:
And this is not an easy one to get a good photo of either! Many of mine are just a burning lights in the center. A very cool plant for sure.

ecrane3 wrote:
Thanks everyone! These flowers are just so cheerful, they're one of my favorites! Kell--you're right about getting good photos of them, I had to try quite a few times before I got a decent one.