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 ( 14 y ) ... viewed 1782 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."
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