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Today's bloom is Species Orchid (Macodes petola)

Bloom of the Day for May 6th, 2013:

Type of plant: Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Pale Green, Chartreuse (yellow-green), White/Near White

Sun requirements: Partial to Full Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 10a to Zone 11

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

Spacing: 6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

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Calif_Sue wrote:
Great shot of a super cool plant!!

DavidofDeLand wrote:
Yes! Is that your plant Kell?

Kell wrote:
I think that was taken at the San Francisco Flower and Garden Show. David, I bought a small one and killed it awhile later. The leaves have an iridescence to them that makes this plant even more attractive with a huge come hither look. Thanks Greta.

kniphofia wrote:
Wonderful photo of a stunning plant!

petralittledog wrote:
You may have boughten & killed, but I'd like to find one. Glad you took the picture.