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Today's bloom is Schizanthus Species 'Mixed Hybrids' (Schizanthus porrigens)

Bloom of the Day for April 26th, 2013:

Type of plant: Alpines and Rock Gardens, Annuals

Bloom color: Bright Yellow, Medium Purple, White/Near White

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

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Not Applicable

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

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

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DavidofDeLand wrote:
My first thought was "A heart on fire". It looks like a round-table of hearts, and one just burst into flames!

Kell wrote:
Just got home from sushi! LOL David, love your description. And even though I had not seen the round table of hearts with one on fire at first, I see it now clearly! I just needed you as a guide. LOL