Today's bloom is Wingpod Purslane 'Toucan Scarlet Shades' (Portulaca umbraticola)

Bloom of the Day for March 26th, 2014:

Information:
Type of plant: Annuals

Bloom color: Scarlet (Dark Red)

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

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Not Applicable

Height: under 6 in. (15 cm)

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

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purplehew wrote:
Artistic photo does justice for this beautiful flowering plant. One of my favorites and easy to grow even in Texas hot summers. Haven't planted any in a while but will be putting some in this year in areas that I have a harder time getting other more delicate flowers to thrive in Texas summers. They also pop up in some grassy areas too! Thanks for the photo. Beautiful!

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