Today's bloom is Tasajillo (Cylindropuntia leptocaulis)

Bloom of the Day for December 21st, 2008:

Type of plant: Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: Bright Yellow

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 9b to Zone 11

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

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

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GardenGuyKin wrote:
Superb photo!! This photo brightened my evening after battling the icy slushy streets and roads! A remarkably wonderful contribution to the PF's

kniphofia wrote:
Absolutely wonderful capture!

GardenGuyKin wrote:
Angele, please ID this perfectly perched bird for me. He/She is so talented at avoiding the spines!

Kell wrote:

angele wrote:
Sorry for not knowing there were comments here folks. Thanks so much and Kin this is a Cardinalis sinuatus common name Pyrrhuloxia,aka Desert Cardinal