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Today's bloom is Mexican Claret-Cup (Echinocereus coccineus)

Bloom of the Day for August 8th, 2009:

Type of plant: Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: Pink, Red-Orange

Bloom time of year: Mid Spring

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 11

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

Spacing: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm), 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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plantladylin wrote:
Very Beautiful! I don't like thorny plants but that bloom is stunning!

Calif_Sue wrote:
That is one vibrant orange, love it!

kniphofia wrote:
Gorgeous! I love it.

GardenGuyKin wrote:
It's a beauty... Love that Cacti orange!

bjf826 wrote:
What a great picture of a beautiful bloom! Very nice.