Today's bloom is Four O'Clock 'Salmon Sunset' (Mirabilis jalapa)

Bloom of the Day for December 26th, 2011:

Type of plant: Annuals, Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Pink, Coral/Apricot

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 8a to Zone 10b

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

Spacing: 12-15 in. (30-38 cm), 15-18 in. (38-45 cm), 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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pixie62560 wrote:
Beautiful shot Meredith!!

Meredith79 wrote:
Wow Thank you! This is so cool! Never thought one of my pictures would be picked. : )

onewish1 wrote:
great shot!!!.. love the colors!!