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Today's bloom is Red Fairy Duster (Calliandra californica)

Bloom of the Day for May 2nd, 2011:

Type of plant: Shrubs

Bloom color: Red

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 10b

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

Spacing: 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m), 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

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marti001 wrote:
Fantastic picture with great detail!! :) And a lovely plant.

plantladylin wrote:

locakelly wrote:
This is a lovely shrub seen widely in my area. Nice shot!

Lilyofthenight wrote:
Oh My! Such vibrant color. Love the detail. Can't wait to get a better camera as I adore macro and close up shots. I see this plant is hardy in my area... Yay! One more for my list!