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Today's bloom is Pencil Tree 'Rosea' (Euphorbia tirucalli)

Bloom of the Day for July 5th, 2011:

Type of plant: Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: Red, Pale Yellow

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 11

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

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

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onewish1 wrote:
pretty shot

plantladylin wrote:
Beautiful shot! Shows why that plant has a common name "Sticks of Fire".

locakelly wrote:
Nice shot! My Fire Stick froze in our freaky freeze this past winter. Will replace it soon - it's very pretty when the cool temps make it turn orange/red!!