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Today's bloom is Snow Plant (Sarcodes sanguinea)

Bloom of the Day for April 15th, 2013:

Type of plant: Herbs

Bloom color: Red

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

Sun requirements: Partial to Full Shade, Full Shade

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

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DavidofDeLand wrote:
Another exotic extra-terrestrial looker! This also has an undersea meets odd Fungi look... Very interesting!

Beach_Barbie wrote:
Very cool. I wish I could grow them here! Barb

Calif_Sue wrote:
This was an odd plant I came across when on a 4X4 road trip in the high mountains.

Kell wrote:
It is a so cool plant. I would love to see it in real life!!!!!!!!!!! Your photo is great of it, Sue!

Calif_Sue wrote:
Thanks! Considering I had to lay on the ground to get the shot, not so easy anymore!