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Cactus ID please. . .

Postby Blossom » Mar 30, 2011 2:58 pm

I was given a cutting of this. Any idea what the name is .It has huge red flowers growing on long tendrils
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Re: Cactus ID please. . .

Postby orchidguy » Mar 30, 2011 4:03 pm

what you have there is an Epiphyllum hybrid, also known as orchid cacti.
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Re: Cactus ID please. . .

Postby Eeyore » Mar 30, 2011 5:49 pm

And it's a beauty!
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Re: Cactus ID please. . .

Postby agedgardener2 » Mar 30, 2011 8:22 pm

Lucky you!!
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Re: Cactus ID please. . .

Postby Blossom » Mar 30, 2011 10:27 pm

Thanks so much for identifying. I will pass it on. Nice to put a name to it.
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Re: Cactus ID please. . .

Postby Lizcordysmum » May 01, 2011 6:53 pm

and, after two years of growing it, FINALLY, this year, I have a flower, and more to come...on mine!
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Re: Cactus ID please. . .

Postby lucid dreamer » May 07, 2011 10:54 pm

Beautiful!
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Re: Cactus ID please. . .

Postby DonnaZn2SK » May 08, 2011 1:21 am

Nice pictures. Mine are scraggly because they don't get enough light.

According to my mother, you can eat the flowers of an orchid cactus. :shock:
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Re: Cactus ID please. . .

Postby curlysue » Oct 09, 2011 8:59 pm

can anyone mail me a piece of this beautiful cacti pleeeeaaassseee!!
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