Today's bloom is Tropical Hibiscus 'El Capitolio Sport' (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis)

Bloom of the Day for December 11th, 2011:

Type of plant: Perennials, Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Pink, Red, Coral/Apricot

Bloom time of year: Blooms repeatedly

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 10b

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

Spacing: 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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Kell wrote:
Very pretty bloom, Nery!

pirl wrote:
Love the darker veins against the salmon. Great shot.

pixie62560 wrote:
I agree w/Pirl, the veins stand out. Beautiful!!

pirl wrote:
Well, Celeste, I have similarly colored noticeable veins on my ankles but they're certainly not worthy of compliments!

pixie62560 wrote:
LOL Pirl!