Today's bloom is Swamp Hibiscus (Hibiscus coccineus)

Bloom of the Day for May 28th, 2013:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Scarlet (Dark Red)

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

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 6a to Zone 11

Height: 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m), 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m), 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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Kell wrote:
So pretty with the rain drops on it.

DavidofDeLand wrote:
A mainstay in my gardens!

sunkissed wrote:
Love flowers with droplets of rain on them, I also like littlebit's photo :-). I'd like this one in my garden.

DavidofDeLand wrote:
This message was edited May 31, 2013 6:03 AM