Today's bloom is Parodia (Parodia herteri)

Bloom of the Day for May 21st, 2011:

Type of plant: Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: Fuchsia (Red-Purple)

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

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9b to Zone 11

Height: under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing: 3-6 in. (7-15 cm), 6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

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peoniae wrote:

Grandmato2 wrote:
WOW! How very lovely!

pixie62560 wrote:
How nice, I can never get these to bloom. I don't thnk they like Maine. :)