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Today's bloom is Poor Man's Orchid 'Treasure Trove Lilac Bicolor' (Schizanthus x wisetonensis)

Bloom of the Day for June 8th, 2012:

Type of plant: Annuals

Bloom color: Bright Yellow, Purple, White/Near White

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Not Applicable

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

Spacing: 6-9 in. (15-22 cm), 9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

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pixie62560 wrote:
Simply stunning!

kniphofia wrote:
I always think of my mam when I see these - she grew them from seed each year. I saw some lovely ones at Lilburn Tower garden last weekend in a glasshouse.

Kell wrote:
Those are lovely, Sue! Equilibrium plant has such great color too!

kniphofia wrote:
Indeed, I think that's a big part of the attraction with these, that they come in such pretty colour variations.