Today's bloom is Firecracker Penstemon (Penstemon eatonii)

Bloom of the Day for November 14th, 2010:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 4a to Zone 8b

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

Spacing: 12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

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plantladylin wrote:
Beautiful shot of those blooms! Before I opened the thumbnail I though it was Aeschynanthus (Lipstick Plant.) Very pretty!

locakelly wrote:
Great pic Xenomorf! I so love spring here with all the Penstemon in bloom;o)