Today's bloom is Baboon Flower (Babiana rubrocyanea)

Bloom of the Day for October 26th, 2012:

Type of plant: Bulbs

Bloom color: Red, Blue-Violet

Bloom time of year: Mid Spring

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 8b to Zone 11

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

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pirl wrote:
Great blue! Wonderful photo.

marti001 wrote:
WOW!! What an eye stopper!! Love the flower! Must add to my want list! Excellant photo with good clarity and focus.

Kell wrote:
This is one of my favorite South African bulbs. And it looks just like this. So vivid.

kniphofia wrote:
We're having some lovely blues this week!

Kell wrote:
I picked a blue theme this month just for fun, Sue.