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Today's bloom is Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)

Bloom of the Day for August 25th, 2010:

Type of plant: Annuals

Bloom color: Bright Yellow

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Not Applicable

Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m), 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

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

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Calif_Sue wrote:
Neat shot! On one of your hikes I imagine.

GardenGuyKin wrote:
I too just love this shot with the fence!

Kelli wrote:
Thank you. Yes, it's from one of my hikes. It's amazing how those things bloom in the summer when everything else is dried up. I made a little poster for a friend with the picture.

Calif_Sue wrote:
Nice, thanks for sharing that!