Today's bloom is Chinese Mayapple (Podophyllum delavayi)

Bloom of the Day for January 30th, 2011:

Type of plant: Perennials, Shrubs

Bloom color: Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom time of year: Mid Spring

Sun requirements: Partial to Full Shade, Full Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 6b

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

Spacing: 9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

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plantladylin wrote:
Great photo! I've never heard of this neat looking plant and must go read about it!

Strever wrote:
check out all of the Podophyllum Lin they are a great plant for shady gardens like mine Dick

marti001 wrote:
I have American Mayapple plants and the blooms are white. They grow wild around my area. Would like to have this one as a contast.

Kell wrote:
Very cool! So do you have them planted along your paths, Dick? Trilliums are up around here already.

Strever wrote:
yes i do Kell :-) i love the way they look the Trillium are only poking their noses up here :-( which i also have all over my garden :-)