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Today's bloom is Flame of the Forest (Butea monosperma)

Bloom of the Day for September 9th, 2011:

Type of plant: Trees

Bloom color: Scarlet (Dark Red), Red-Orange, Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom time of year: Late Winter/Early Spring

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 10a to Zone 11

Height: 20-30 ft. (6-9 m), 30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Spacing: 30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

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WaterCan2 wrote:
Great shot, beautiful flowers!

locakelly wrote:
Wow! Awesome shot;o)