Today's bloom is Erysimum Species (Erysimum asperum)

Bloom of the Day for February 22nd, 2013:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Orange , Bright Yellow

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

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 4a to Zone 9a

Height: 6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing: 9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

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Kell wrote:
Great photo! My favorite flower color!

GardenGuyKin wrote:
Excellent photo... This is a favorite color for me also Kell. Such a warm Summer feel about it. Can't wait to hear how DavidofDeLand describes these blooms. ;-)

GardenGuyKin wrote:
After closely inspecting the Wallflower propeller trigger system Mr. Ant slowly descends to set them free...

DavidofDeLand wrote:
HaHaHa Kin! They do look like that. I loved those propeller trigger toys when I was a kid...And to someone as farsighted as I am they could also appear on first glance as,..."A big ole' flaming flock of Four leaf clovers!" It is a great color and yet another new plant for me.

GardenGuyKin wrote:
Good one! I remember hours of entertainment with those toys!!! Ahhhh the life before Internet LOL