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Today's bloom is Honeywort 'Purpurascens' (Cerinthe major)

Bloom of the Day for March 22nd, 2013:

Type of plant: Annuals

Bloom color: Bright Yellow, Blue-Violet

Bloom time of year: Mid Spring, Mid Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Not Applicable

Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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

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DavidofDeLand wrote:
Now that is a fascinating plant! Great picture too! I have no reasoning to explain it,...but looking at it for some reason makes me think Hippopotamus?!! This message was edited Mar 22, 2013 10:28 AM

KyWoods wrote:
Beautiful bloom, and great photography--congrats!

pirl wrote:
David - just what did you drink this morning? Hippopotamus? LOL Great photo, Kell. How big is this flower?

GardenGuyKin wrote:
Well...I just got home from a 10 hour shift. I see a Pink Elephant! LOL just joking. It certainly is a unique flower and the color in very striking!

pirl wrote:
Silly! It's a blue/purple elephant, not pink!