Today's bloom is Oleander Leaf Protea (Protea neriifolia)

Bloom of the Day for July 20th, 2013:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Pink, Magenta (pink-purple)

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 11

Height: 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m), 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing: 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m), 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m), 12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

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GardenGuyKin wrote:
I See 'Kell' in this photo!

coastalzonepush wrote:
is this real life? absolutely amazing

sunkissed wrote:
What a cool looking flower. I agree almost looks like one of those store bought flowers.

GardenGuyKin wrote:
I saw this house today on my bike ride! Immediately I thought the BOTD would look good in the front porch... Along with Kell of course!

Kell wrote:
LOL Kin! So very PINK! I didn't know you could add photos to BOTD threads. Protea are so cool. I love them!