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Today's bloom is Purpletop Vervain (Verbena bonariensis)

Bloom of the Day for December 2nd, 2010:

Purpletop Vervain
(Verbena bonariensis)

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Information:
Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Purple

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 7a to Zone 10b

Height: 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing: 15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

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plantladylin wrote:
Great shot showing the moth on that lovely bloom!

locakelly wrote:
BEAUTIFUL SHOT!! ;o)

bonehead wrote:
Really pretty.

Kell wrote:
Such a great photo!

henryr10 wrote:
Thanks ALL! For the record that's a Skipper. (Pecks Skipper .......Polites peckius) Skippers are actually like a cross between a Butterfly and a Moth. They share characteristics of both but are grouped w/ B'flies. First year I've really grow a lot of this flower. A Butterfly magnet! Ric


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