Today's bloom is Monkey’s Tail (Cleistocactus colademononis)

Bloom of the Day for May 8th, 2013:

Type of plant: Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: Rose/Mauve, Red, Red-Orange

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9b

Height: 12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing: 15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

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DavidofDeLand wrote:
A nice Cactus and a great pic Cactus Jordi. Can't believe the size of the hanging basket one...

GardenGuyKin wrote:
I'm always amazed at the beautiful blooms Cacti produce. I agree with David, excellent photo.

Kell wrote:
Yes, very cool. Cooler if it gets that long silky hair. Will it? Gosh you too, you keep changing your avatars just as I get used to your last one being you! LOL

sunkissed wrote:
Now that is one cool looking cacti!

petralittledog wrote:
Cool name, also!