Wordless Wednesday–Columbus Day Cactus?

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These succulent plants bloom in relation to day light, day length and temperature.  That’s why it’s a bit of a misnomer to call them “Christmas ” cacti.

This one seems to have gotten started a bit early  this year!

2 thoughts on “Wordless Wednesday–Columbus Day Cactus?

  1. quietwordsite October 22, 2017 / 11:49 am

    Yes, my ‘Christmas’ cactus has flowered three times already this year. Nineteen years old & still going strong!

  2. gardendaze October 22, 2017 / 12:10 pm

    Three times! That’s amazing! I have one next to this one that has just begun flowering. It’s probably 25 years old–but I usually only get one blooming a year, or perhaps a second small bloom if I am lucky. How wonderful for you.

    Karla

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