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Today's bloom is Marguerite Daisy 'Fireball Red' (Argyranthemum frutescens)

Bloom of the Day for May 7th, 2012:

Type of plant: Annuals, Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Fuchsia (Red-Purple)

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 11

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

Spacing: 15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

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onewish1 wrote:
very pretty.. need some bright color for our grey days!!

pirl wrote:
Bright and beautiful!

Kell wrote:
Thanks. There are so many beautiful Argyranthemums out now. Some are just gorgeous. Do either of you know who sells the real fancy Chrysanthemums? I can only find them for sale in England.

pirl wrote:
No idea!

GardenGuyKin wrote:
Wow...talk about bursting Out of the frame with color! Good luck in your search Kell