Today's bloom is Euphorbia Species (Euphorbia lomelii)

Bloom of the Day for August 6th, 2013:

Type of plant: Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: Red

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a

Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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

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marti001 wrote:
Fantastic!! What an interesting bloom. Wish I could see one in person. Wish I could grow it in my yard. What a conversation starter that would be. Should of read the whole thing. Those are not flowers, but the fruit. Whatever, it is still an eye-catcher. I was in Baja, many yrs ago, but my boyfriend was not one to stop and let me look at interesting things. I wish I could of gone back by myself

Cambium wrote:
I wonder how common this is? I'd think not too many around. I would hope there is some control as to where to mail these to & how many could be bought? If someone d0es have it as a house plant, it surely would be nice to get a couple seeds off it! Up north, sOmeone would have to have a nice southern facing window during the window to overwinter something like this, I'd think.Would be terri

Kell wrote:
I saw this on Facebook yesterday and it took a second look to notice they had grabbed it from Plantfiles from the copyright. Today I see more have copied it on Facebook. Really cool photo!

marti001 wrote:
I had thought about posting it to my facebook page, but was not sure if it was OK to do that so I didn't.