Photo – Budding Queen Of The Night

Our night-blooming cactus, the Epiphyllum oxypetalum or Queen of the night, is budding. There are about one dozen young flower buds now. Epiphyllum oxypetalum (Queen of the night) Epiphyllum oxypetalum (Queen of the night)The Epiphyllum oxypetalum blooms beautiful, fragrant flowers which open and close in a single night. It is a popular plant that is also known as the Orchid cactus; and due to the shape of the flower buds,  it is sometimes called the Dutchman’s pipe cactus.Epiphyllum oxypetalum (Queen of the night)



One thought on “Photo – Budding Queen Of The Night

  1. I think I have a Queen of the Night. Leaves seem right, but have 3 very long, slender, pliable “stick-like” shoots about 5-6 feet. No flowers and am going to re-pot. Is there some way I can send you a pix so you can tell me what I have.

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