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Today's bloom is Mickey Mouse Plant (Ochna serrulata)

Bloom of the Day for August 28th, 2011:

Type of plant: Shrubs, Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Red, Bright Yellow

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9b to Zone 11

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

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

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pixie62560 wrote:
Another zone envy plant to start my day. :) I'm not familar with this one at all, very neat!!

sunkissed wrote:
Well isn't that an interesting plant...and it can be invasive here...and to think I've never seen it before. Have to keep an eye out for that one. Very nice photo close up.

locakelly wrote:
Hee hee pixie - zone envy! Ain't it grand?!?! I have never heard of this plant - way cool shot!

onewish1 wrote:
how neat!!