Photo by Melody

 

Today's bloom is Red Bird of Paradise 'Compton' (Caesalpinia pulcherrima)

Bloom of the Day for November 15th, 2011:

Red Bird of Paradise 'Compton'
(Caesalpinia pulcherrima)

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Information:
Type of plant: Perennials, Shrubs, Trees, Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Pink, Red, Pale Yellow, Bright Yellow, Cream/Tan

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 8a to Zone 11

Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m), 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m), 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m), 12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m), 15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m), 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

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onewish1 wrote:
neat bloom

Dinu wrote:
I noticed it today!! Wow. But I've taken better shots after that one, which was from a basic camera! Nice to know anyway!


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