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Today's bloom is Houseleek 'Dakota' (Sempervivum )

Bloom of the Day for July 1st, 2011:

Houseleek 'Dakota'
(Sempervivum )

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Information:
Type of plant: Alpines and Rock Gardens, Groundcovers, Perennials, Cactus and Succulents

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 4a

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

Spacing: 12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

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5 members have or want this plant for trade.

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There have been 11 comments posted about this bloom.

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Kell wrote:
LOL. I just had a heart attack I clicked on this photo and saw my name and thought shoot, I picked my own photo for bloom of the day. Then I realized, which I actually knew already, my month was over and it was Gretas! I have been looking at this photo as a thumbnail in the line up for awhile now, but never knew it was mine. LOL Thanks Greta. I just love semps.

pixie62560 wrote:
Nice shot, love the colors on this one!

locakelly wrote:
I agree - ♥ the color!! Excellent shot Kell and well deserved honor;o)

petralittledog wrote:
Kelley, certainly no intention of a heart attack, just thought this was a beautiful shot of a semp and a good way to start this month!!!

plantladylin wrote:
Oh wow, what a beauty, great shot Kell! I'm not real familiar with succulent type plants but when I was visiting Southern California last summer I saw some really awesome succulent gardens. It made me wish I lived in a less humid climate where I could grow these lovely plants.


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