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Today's bloom is Calotropis (Calotropis procera)

Bloom of the Day for February 27th, 2013:

Type of plant: Perennials, Shrubs, Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Maroon/Burgundy

Bloom time of year: Blooms all year

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 8a to Zone 11

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

Spacing: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m), 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m), 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m), 12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

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DavidofDeLand wrote:
I really like this plant! It reminds me of a huge single Hoya flower...

pirl wrote:
Yes, it does. Love the waxy look.