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Today's bloom is Rose Daphne (Daphne cneorum)

Bloom of the Day for August 12th, 2011:

Type of plant: Groundcovers, Shrubs

Bloom color: Pink

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

Sun requirements: Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 4a to Zone 9b

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

Spacing: 12-15 in. (30-38 cm), 15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

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pixie62560 wrote:
I really like this one, and what a great shot with the beautiful butterfly!

mcash70 wrote:
Thanks pixie, it's a beautiful shrub and the butterflies love it.

locakelly wrote:
Beautiful shot of a lovely plant! Another one to see if I can grow it here...

mcash70 wrote:
Thank you locakelly. It should grow there, I pushed the zone a bit and it has thrived here for about 6 or 7 years now.

Kell wrote:
New one for me. Very pretty!