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Today's bloom is Bloodflower (Asclepias curassavica)

Bloom of the Day for January 28th, 2013:

Bloodflower
(Asclepias curassavica)

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

Bloom color: Red-Orange

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 8a to Zone 11

Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm), 24-36 in. (60-90 cm), 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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12 vendors have this plant for sale.

115 members have or want this plant for trade.

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pirl wrote:
I love that photo. It's like a mini miracle of nature.

frostweed wrote:
Thank you Pirl, you are so sweet to notice and say something. Josephine.


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