Today's bloom is Claret Cup Hedgehog (Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. inermis)

Bloom of the Day for August 21st, 2011:

Type of plant: Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: Red

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9b to Zone 10b

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

Spacing: 12-15 in. (30-38 cm), 15-18 in. (38-45 cm), 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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pixie62560 wrote:

pirl wrote:
So beautiful!

WaterCan2 wrote:
Very nice!

locakelly wrote:
Lovely bloom!

onewish1 wrote:
very pretty