Today's bloom is Plumbago (Plumbago auriculata)

Bloom of the Day for October 2nd, 2012:

Type of plant: Shrubs, Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Light Blue

Bloom time of year: Blooms repeatedly

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 8a 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), 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm), 36-48 in. (90-120 cm), 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

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marti001 wrote:
I like this picture! Good clarity and depth! Great job of getting the focus right.

Kell wrote:
It has such a dreamy quality to it, I think. I love the focus of it.

sunkissed wrote:
Fantastic shot...I agree with marti. This time of year is when my plumbago really shines through. Another great Florida shrub.