Today's bloom is Conoclinium Species (Conoclinium greggii)

Bloom of the Day for April 10th, 2011:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Violet/Lavender

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 7a to Zone 10b

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

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

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pixie62560 wrote:
Pretty little flower, great shot!

Sheila_FW wrote:
Thanks! When the Monarchs are migrating through Texas in the fall they also love this flower along with a lot of other butterflies. Worth it's space in the garden for sure.

plantladylin wrote:
Beautiful shot, the Monarch makes it even more special!

Sheila_FW wrote:
Well that is actually a Queen, but the Monarchs love it also.

locakelly wrote:
Very pretty! Is that a Texas native? Looks like the butterflys love it!