Today's bloom is Sunflower 'Mammoth Russian' (Helianthus annuus)

Bloom of the Day for February 9th, 2013:

Type of plant: Annuals

Bloom color: Bright Yellow

Bloom time of year: Mid Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Not Applicable

Height: 12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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DavidofDeLand wrote:
...So crisp and clear I can smell the cool air. Beautiul against that clear blue sky.

pirl wrote:
Wonderful photo!

GardenGuyKin wrote:
It sure is a beauty! Thought this might warm up those of you on the East coast. Hope you are nice warm and !with electricity! Nice capture

pirl wrote:
Thanks, GGK. We're warm and toasty. We haven't lost power, thankfully! The Long Island Expressway (ha, ha, ha) is a snow covered parking lot. Hundreds of people were stranded as the storm hit at Exit 59 and had to be rescued by snowmobile!

GardenGuyKin wrote:
I was just hearing about that in the news! So happy to hear you are safe and warm.