Today's bloom is Kalmia Species (Kalmia latifolia)

Bloom of the Day for March 29th, 2013:

Type of plant: Shrubs

Bloom color: Pink, Red, White/Near White

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

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade, Partial to Full Shade, Full Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 4a to Zone 9b

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

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

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DavidofDeLand wrote:
That was unexpected for a Laurel flower to me! How interesting. Great picture and pick Sue!

pirl wrote:
Ditto to what David said! Big surprise for a Mountain Laurel!

Calif_Sue wrote:
Pretty fancy schmanzy!