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Today's bloom is Bomarea Species (Bomarea hirsuta)

Bloom of the Day for December 12th, 2009:

Type of plant: Tropicals and Tender Perennials, Vines and Climbers

Bloom color: Red-Orange, Bright Yellow

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 11

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plantladylin wrote:
Wow, what a gorgeous bloom and a great photo!

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Kell wrote:
THANK YOU! I just found out that some seeds I have of bomarea are germinating! 2 different kinds. I do not know which kind they are though. A friend gave them to me. I am so excited. And another friend gave me 2 plants for Christmas just 2 days ago. I may have 4 different kinds already! Though the one picutred here is my favorite one of all I have seen. I just love the vivid colors on t

Kell wrote:
PS Good afternoon My Miss Brinderful!

GardenGuyKin wrote:
Hi Kell What an interesting vine and those blooms are to die for! Congrats on your new little ones "cute babies"... Excellent photos you captured of this beauty