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Night Blooming Cereus

Look at this night blooming cactus (cereus). It began with two sprigs from my best friend, Eddie, who propagated it for me. Two years and an abundant amount of leaves/cacti, it bloomed! I photographed the cactus when the bud first appeared and continued taking the photos until the one, the absolute one bloom came. I'd like to see others' pictures.

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By Shirley from Asheville, NC

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December 29, 20100 found this helpful

Great photo! Thanks for sharing!

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December 30, 20100 found this helpful

Very, very lovely - you must be thrilled that it flowered. Was it beautifully scented? Shame it lasts just one night!

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October 11, 2011

This is a night blooming cactus. The hummingbirds and bees love it and they were on it last night.

By Jules

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December 27, 20100 found this helpful

This is two of 15 night-blooming cereus' that bloomed on Jul 18th (6) and Jul 19th (9). The plant is quite large and about 30 years old. The blooms last only one night, are very fragrant and are spectacular! This plant normally blooms from mid-July through the end of August.

night blooming cereus

By J Guice from Diamondhead, MS

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Night Blooming Cereus

Spectacular! Thank you for sharing. (08/04/2006)

By cosmic

Night Blooming Cereus

First time I've ever viewed one. Thank you. It's just magnificent. Congratulations! God Bless (08/05/2006)

By Lynda

Night Blooming Cereus

Thank you for sharing.I had never heard of Cereus. I live in northern MI so I bet I would never have gotten this opportunity. (08/05/2006)

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Night Blooming Cereus

Wow, I have never seen that does it have a fragrance? So pretty. (08/05/2006)

By meoowmom

Night Blooming Cereus

Beautiful cactus, I love cactus.(08/09/2006)

By Donna

Night Blooming Cereus

I live in NYC and 5 flowers bloom in 2 days.. its been more then 2 years since its last bloom.. (07/06/2007)

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