Today's bloom is Phylica (Phylica plumosa)

Bloom of the Day for March 12th, 2013:

Type of plant: Shrubs, Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Gold (yellow-orange), Cream/Tan

Bloom time of year: Mid Winter

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Not Applicable

Height: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm), 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm), 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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pirl wrote:

DavidofDeLand wrote:
Very nice! It looks excactly like coral reef tube worms called "Feather Dusters" when they are poking their heads out of their tubes to feed. I used to love them in my Reef Tank years ago and before it died in "Katrina". This message was edited Mar 12, 2013 1:57 PM

GardenGuyKin wrote:
Wow! What a unique and beautiful bloom. It's been so much fun see all the plants RosinaBloom has been contributing from New Zealand.

Calif_Sue wrote:
David, that's exactly what this bloom reminded me of, we used to have a salt water tank too!

DavidofDeLand wrote:
Glad you know what I was talking about Kell! ************ You are so fortunate Kin,... along with all who have been blessed to be World traveled. I have never left the Continental U.S. personally. I have never visited any part past Houston going West,...and have never been further North then NYC.... ....I have been fortunate to have visited and lived for a while in many other beautiful pl