Today's bloom is Lobelia Species (Lobelia erinus)

Bloom of the Day for October 3rd, 2012:

Type of plant: Annuals

Bloom color: Pink, Rose/Mauve, Medium Blue, White/Near White

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Not Applicable

Height: under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing: 6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

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sunkissed wrote:
Very nice close up. I love lobelia, it is an annual here in Central FL, but I get it every spring for my containers and it will usually last up until we start getting into the 90's and afternoon rains.