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Today's bloom is Rothmannia Species (Rothmannia longiflora)

Bloom of the Day for April 23rd, 2013:

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

Bloom color: Scarlet (dark red), White/Near White

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 11

Height: 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m), 12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m), 15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m), 20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

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2 members have or want this plant for trade.

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DavidofDeLand wrote:
Thats a nice tidy looking one! All pressed and starched for the day. Reminds of Sister Bertrills hat in "The Flying Nun"... Great picture Pongsak!

Kell wrote:
Love this flower. So different. A great photo, pongsak. Funny when I saw this photo for the first time recently I thought it was the same flower that was on Plant ID Forum for ages unable to be IDed. So I went back and found that thread. http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/471620/?hl=Rothmannia And though it was not the same plant, I had to laugh as I went over that ID thread f

DavidofDeLand wrote:
I'm really glad you picked this one Kell. I'm already researching looking for one!

Kell wrote:
That is the trouble with this BOTD, David. I always see new plants on it that I just want so much. Plant lust! LOL I can tell by your garden that you are also an adventuresome gardener and like me, will want all the different beauties! To see such beauty everyday is such a thrill.

Kell wrote:
Gee David, it may be hard to find it. I just looked on Flickr to see if I could find a lead for you and there are hardly any photos posted of it. The main ones posted are from pongsak too. Small world. LOL http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=Rothmannia%20longiflora