Today's bloom is Species Orchid (Caleana major)

Bloom of the Day for August 24th, 2012:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Maroon (Purple-Brown)

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Light Shade

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

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pixie62560 wrote:
That is a very cool looking plant!!! Well named too. :)

pirl wrote:
Pixie is so right! It does look just like a duck.

GardenGuyKin wrote:
I agree with you both, this orchid is truly an amazing work of art from Mother Nature. Also...take a look at the interesting Gardener's Notes provided by 'kennedyh'.

pirl wrote:
Very interesting. Mother Nature at her finest.