Today's bloom is Mucuna Species (Mucuna bennettii)

Bloom of the Day for August 1st, 2013:

Type of plant: Vines and Climbers

Bloom color: Red-Orange

Bloom time of year: Mid Winter

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 10a to Zone 11

Height: 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

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Qwilter wrote:
I've never seen the red version of this flower. I know the blue grows like crazy in HI. Quite a stunning plant.

Kell wrote:
I so want to see this one in real life too! Can you imagine if planted with the turquoise one and them flowering side by side. Color explosion! LOL