Today's bloom is Dutchman's Pipe 'Brasiliensis' (Aristolochia gigantea)

Bloom of the Day for August 29th, 2011:

Type of plant: Vines and Climbers

Bloom color: Maroon (Purple-Brown)

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 8b to Zone 11

Height: 15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

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pixie62560 wrote:
Great shot!

DonnaB wrote:
oh how wonderful lol

sunkissed wrote:
Such an interesting plant, lot of people grow them in my area, I don't have room for it. Nice photo shot.

onewish1 wrote:
very neat!