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Today's bloom is Hibiscus Species (Hibiscus schizopetalus)

Bloom of the Day for August 9th, 2011:

Type of plant: Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Red

Bloom time of year: Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 10a to Zone 11

Height: 36-48 in. (90-120 cm), 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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pixie62560 wrote:
Nice shot and what a neat looking bloom!

marti001 wrote:
Great shot!! Very interesting looking hibiscus!! AND I want one!

pirl wrote:
Beautiful bloom. I've never seen it before this photo.

9kittymom wrote:
well that is pretty kewl, my birthday bloom wow♥♥

pirl wrote:
Happy Birthday!