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Bloom Quotes (82 quotes)

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Queen of the night

One of the strangest plants of the desert, the night blooming cereus, is a member of the cactus family that resembles nothing more than a dead bush most of the year. It is rarely seen in the wild because of its inconspicuousness.

On Capturing A Flower That Blooms Once A Year

Imagine that on a quiet night, you are sitting in your garden which is full of with beautiful, sweet fragrant flowers. How peaceful that experience can be? Such experience could free you from stress and tension, especially after a busy day. Are there any such night blooming flowers in your garden? The night scented orchid or epidemdrum nocturnum is a beautiful night blooming orchid native to tropical regions of Central and South America. This orchid grow best in cool to warm conditions. It blooms from summer to fall.

Night-blooming cereus is the common name referring to a large number of flowering ceroid cacti that bloom at night. The flowers are short lived, and some of these species, such as Selenicereus grandiflorus , bloom only once a year, for a single night. While many cacti referred to as night-blooming cereus belong to the tribe Cereeae , other night-blooming cacti in the subfamily Cactoideae may also be called night-blooming cereus. Cacti which may be called by this name include:. Regardless of genus or species, night-blooming cereus flowers are almost always white or very pale shades of other colors, often large, and frequently fragrant. Most of the flowers open after nightfall, and by dawn, most are in the process of wilting. Plants in the same geographical area tend to bloom on the same night.

When I learned of the Queen of the Night, I was immediately drawn to it. A beautifully fragrant flower that blooms only one night each year! I was at once intrigued, inspired and captivated. What does it smell like? When does it bloom? Do many people know about this flower? How did you capture the essence of a flower that blooms only one night each year?

Rarely is it a good idea to respond to a stranger on a Brooklyn street at night when he asks if you want to see something cool. But occasionally, it pays off. Tom Randall was walking home late on a recent evening when, against his better judgment, he obliged a disembodied voice from behind a hedge asking if he wanted to see a beautiful flower.
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Queen of the Night - Deer-Horn Cactus

Night blooming Cereus is a cactus that is native to Arizona and the Sonora Desert. There are numerous romanticized names for the plant such as Queen of the Night and Princess of the Night. The name is an umbrella term for approximately seven different genera, which have the night blooming characteristic. The most common are Epiphyllum, Hylocereus or Selenicereus Epiphyllum oxypetalum , Hylocereus undatus or Selenicereus grandiflorus. No matter which genus, the plant is a Cereus night blooming cactus. This cactus variety is generally grown as a houseplant in all but the hottest regions of the United States.

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  2. Plant-lovers often gather to celebrate its unfurling, and such gatherings are not a new idea.

  3. Night-blooming cereus is the common name referring to a large number of flowering ceroid cacti that bloom at night. The flowers are short lived, and some of these species, such as Selenicereus grandiflorus, bloom only once a year, for a single night.

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