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Today's bloom is Flaming Torch 'Concolor' (Billbergia pyramidalis)

Bloom of the Day for April 10th, 2012:

Type of plant: Tropicals and Tender Perennials, Epiphytes

Bloom color: Pale Pink, Pink, Rose/Mauve, Magenta (Pink-Purple), Fuchsia (Red-Purple), Red, Coral/Apricot, Violet/Lavender, Purple

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

Sun requirements: Light Shade, Partial to Full Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 11

Height: 6-12 in. (15-30 cm), 12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing: 3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

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3 members have or want this plant for trade.

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pixie62560 wrote:
Awesome shot!

onewish1 wrote:
so pretty!!!!

GardenGuyKin wrote:
Wonderful shot, Dinu...I love it! I can see the pollen on the tip of my nose

Dinu wrote:
Wow, great! Early morning shot - fresh! Thanks GGK, onewish1 and Pixie. Here we go again! One of my favourite shots too! Thanks to my Lumix FZ8, macro setting.