Re: [gardeners] night blooming cereus

George Shirley (
Fri, 14 Feb 2003 10:04:34 -0600

Which one is it Ron, the cactus type? I think Carolyn is talking about
the other one, the same one I have, with strap leaves and not a cacti.
Mine blooms from April through at least November and, if the winter is
mild, will continue throughout the year.


Ron Hay wrote:
> Hello, Carolyn,
> Since there are whole hosts of cereuses that bloom at
> night, it's hard to tell. The ones here, planted
> outside in my neighbor's yard, bloom during the late
> spring (i.e., April/May) here in L.A.
> Hers is about 46 years old and is about 9 feet tall,
> and gets lopped back every year, so that it doesn't
> grow too huge.
> Ron