Today's bloom is Blue Barrel (Echinocactus horizonthalonius)

Bloom of the Day for June 26th, 2009:

Information:
Type of plant: Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: Pink, Magenta (pink-purple)

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 8b to Zone 10b

Height: under 6 in. (15 cm), 6-12 in. (15-30 cm), 12-18 in. (30-45 cm), 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing: 9-12 in. (22-30 cm), 12-15 in. (30-38 cm), 15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

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cactuspatch wrote:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/quiltdiva/sets/72157604295863170/ just checked in and noticed some of my shots were bloom of day after I quit checking out this site.

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