Today's bloom is Musk Mallow (Abelmoschus moschatus)

Bloom of the Day for June 6th, 2010:

Type of plant: Annuals, Perennials

Bloom color: Pink, Red, Orange, Pale Yellow, White/Near White

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 11

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

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

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pixie62560 wrote:
Nice picture and such a cheery bloom!

GardenGuyKin wrote:
I agree it's a beautiful photo of the them all. Such a brilliant red too!