RETURN OF THE CHRISTMAS CACTUS – Marilyn Armstrong

The Cactus is Back – FOTD – March 3, 2020

I’ve been so thrilled by my orchids that I almost forgot that the Christmas Cactus is blooming too. It has a weird way of blooming underneath the greenery. It can be hard to see the flowers.

Big blossom in velvety red

Bloom and bud

Another angle?



Categories: cee's photo challenge, Flower of the day, Macro, Marilyn Armstrong, Photography

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  1. I found that our cactus had bloomed too but the flowers were all in the back so we missed most of the show. Got to find a better window.
    Leslie

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  2. My cactus is still blooming too. I’ve had one or two a day now for a month and a new batch of buds have appeared. I have finally figured out My fertilizing and watering schedule. So happy!! Your leaves and blooms are slightly different from mine. Pretty sure mine is the “Thanksgiving” cactus. 😃

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  3. Xmas cacti always make me think of my grandmother on mother’s side. As a child I was impressed seeing that odd thing with those many bright red flowers. Didn’t know what cacti were either, at that time. And it didn’t prick the child’s hand either.

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