These three flowers bloomed tonight as I sat at my computer...they are Epiphyllum, night-blooming cacti. By morning, these large and beautiful flowers will close and droop.
Date: 7/29/2008 2:00:00 AM ( 13 y ) ... viewed 1734 times
All Photos by Liora Leah 7-28-2008
Read about Epiphyllum: "The Epiphyllum (AKA "epi", orchid cactus--or incorrectly, night-blooming cereus) is known and cultivated for its beautiful and fragrant flower, which opens and closes in a single night."
Related Blog: Monster Plant
Last of eight stories in the Yard Notes series, in loving memory of my father. In my backyard, I have two huge cactus plants that only bloom at night, one night per bloom, in the summer. The flowers are gorgeous, white, and very fragrant...
Add This Entry To Your CureZone Favorites!Print this page
Email this page