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Night-blooming cereusNight Blooming Cereus, also known as Beauty of the Night and Queen of the Night (Epiphyllum oxypetalum): to 3', long, trailing stems bear large, striking creamy-white flowers. Each flower is up to a foot across and nearly as long. The satiny petals surround a cluster of prominent stamens. The flowers are pink when in bud and open creamy white with a hint of red at their base. Flower buds appear along the bottom of its stems in late spring and begin blooming by early summer. The flowers begin opening in the early evening, are in full bloom by midnight, and remain open until the following morning when they begin to close. Each individual flower is only open for one night, but there are many flowers in bud and bloom at any one time, providing a long season of bloom. The flowers have a wonderful fragrance that is similar to jasmine or gardenia. It throws its scent, perfuming the night air. A wonderful addition to any house plant collection. A live plant in a 4-inch pot - $15 each or 3 for $42.75 - You save $2.25!


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Good house plant companions to night blooming cereus:

Orchid Cactus 'Just Beautiful'
Orchid Cactus 'Just Beautiful'

Orchid Cactus 'Vista'
Orchid Cactus 'Vista Sun'

Orchid Cactus 'Over the Top'
Orchid Cactus 'Over the Top'

Supplies to use with night blooming cereus:

Electra Plant Food

Electra Bloom Food

Mud Gloves

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