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Today's bloom is Gazania 'Big Kiss White Flame' (Gazania rigens)

Bloom of the Day for September 16th, 2012:

Information:
Type of plant: Annuals, Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Rose/Mauve, Bright Yellow, White/Near White

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 8b to Zone 10b

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

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

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kniphofia wrote:
Fabulous shot!

pixie62560 wrote:
Agree!

pirl wrote:
I'm almost speechless at the beauty of that shot. Kell, it's a winner. Enter it in the DG photo contest!

Kell wrote:
Gee thanks! This is one of the best of this kind. There is another so bright Big Kiss one too, http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/343770/ I had this plant for 2 or 3 years but it died over last winter due to lack of water. I am getting so lazy and then we didn't have enough rain. It was bursting out of its pot so it needed to be watered. It bloomed for months and months. Really a

pirl wrote:
If that were painted on my ceiling I'd wake up instantly each morning!

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