Today's bloom is Species (Spiranthes sinensis)

Bloom of the Day for February 19th, 2011:

Information:
Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Pink

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 6a to Zone 10a

Height: 6-12 in. (15-30 cm), 12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing: 3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

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phoebesviolets wrote:
Beautiful photo! Especially on a cold winter's day. This plant is new to me and I would like it in my garden this summer! Glad I came here today! ^_^

locakelly wrote:
Wow - what a neat plant!! It does look like a piece of braided hair;o)

Kell wrote:
I had never heard of it either. I love the name too, Ladies Tresses.

bonehead wrote:
Very cool plant... and in my zone! Must keep an eye out for this. Beatiful photo, nicely done.