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Pachystachys coccinea - Cardinal's Guard

Pachystachys coccinea - Cardinal's Guard (Pachystachys coccinea - Cardinal's Guard)

All the many Cardinal's Guards are blooming in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA. Photo taken Dec. 1, 2010.

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Just how large is this Park? love those flowers such a vivid red.

5 Dec, 2010



Balboa Park is the largest urban cultural park in the U.S.; it's 1,500 acres. I believe Golden Gate Park, San Francisco is number 2 and Central Park, New York is number 3.

Yes, this plant is incredible. I used to have one until the ants and scales destroyed it! :>(

6 Dec, 2010

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