15 June: flowers closed, lots of buds, flowers not open, needs to be a little taller.
30 June: flowers mostly closed, lots of blooms, better flower position, great color combo.
15 July: needs deadheading, best of bracteanthas under weather conditions, maybe needs deadheading, not all flowers open, not too many open on cloudy day, nice flower, dead flowers detract.
30 July: defoliated and dying, mildew, old blooms look awful.
15 Aug: dying.
30 Aug: no value, dead.
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