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Today's bloom is Gentian 'True Blue' (Gentiana )

Bloom of the Day for May 15th, 2011:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Medium Blue

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 4a to Zone 7b

Height: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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

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pixie62560 wrote:
Great picture, beautiful color blue and hardy in my zone....im in heaven!

marti001 wrote:
Beautiful picture! Shows the color and is so clear. Wonderful job of photography!! I'll have to check this out for my zone. Would love to have it.

roseycats wrote:
Beautiful flower I hope I can find it somewhere.

marti001 wrote:
roseycats, if you find it let me know. I'd love to add it to my garden.

bonehead wrote:
Lovely. True blue flowers are always a head-turner for me.