Today's bloom is Baja Elephant Bush (Pachycormus discolor)

Bloom of the Day for September 22nd, 2010:

Type of plant: Shrubs, Trees, Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: Pale Pink, Cream/Tan, Inconspicuous/none

Bloom time of year: Mid Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 9b to Zone 11

Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m), 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m), 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m), 12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m), 15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

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plantladylin wrote:
Cool picture, very interesting looking plant!

Kell wrote:
I just love this plant. I wonder if it is in a garden or if it is growing out in the wild on its own. The form is so perfect!

CactusJordi wrote:
Kell, this one is growing in the wild near Cataviña, BCN. In gardens they don't get that caudiciform when still so small. Jordi

Kell wrote:
You go on the best adventures and find the best plants!