Today's bloom is Plumbago (Plumbago auriculata)

Bloom of the Day for January 2nd, 2011:

Type of plant: Shrubs, Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Light Blue

Bloom time of year: Blooms repeatedly

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 8a to Zone 11

Height: 36-48 in. (90-120 cm), 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m), 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm), 36-48 in. (90-120 cm), 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

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Dinu wrote:
How nice! I had taken it with the Fuji FinePix A120 then. Now it is kaput. The plant also is no longer with me. Nice to remember that blue beauty! Thanks.

locakelly wrote:
Beautiful Dinu;o) I have one newly planted this past fall. Hope it does well. It's beautiful!

Calif_Sue wrote:
I especially liked the extra little critter on the left! :-)

Dinu wrote:
It's a spider and my Panasonic FZ8 in that place would have presented a sharper picture. But then at that time, I felt really elated at this shot.

onewish1 wrote:
love the color