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Today's bloom is Mexican Flannel Bush (Fremontodendron mexicanum)

Bloom of the Day for April 18th, 2011:

Type of plant: Shrubs

Bloom color: Bright Yellow

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 8a to Zone 10b

Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m), 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m), 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m), 12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m), 15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing: 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

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pixie62560 wrote:
This is my first time ever seeing this tree.....it's lovely!

PedricksCorner wrote:
So that is what that is!! I have been driving by one for years, wondering what it was and where I could find one. Meaning to stop and ask, but never having the time. Beautiful!

plantladylin wrote:
Absolutely Beautiful!

Calif_Sue wrote:
There are a few different varieties of them, I'd like to try one and keep it pruned as a standard. http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/b/Sterculiaceae/Fremontodendron/none/cultivar/0/

Lilyofthenight wrote:
Oh Goody!! It grows in my zone! It's so difficult to find trees with nice color in my hot humid area!