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Today's bloom is Avens 'Flames of Passion' (Geum )

Bloom of the Day for August 26th, 2011:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Red

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 5a to Zone 7b

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:
Very nice picture, I love my geums. :)

locakelly wrote:
Wahhhhh! More zone envy here - I think they would be fried about now. Too bad as they are very lovely and the photo is awesome!