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Christmas Cactus First flower of 2017 in kitchen 31st October 2017 001


By Balcony

Christmas Cactus First flower of 2017 in kitchen 31st October 2017 001 (Schlumbergera truncata)

Christmas Cactus or Schlumbergera x buckleyi. First flower of 2017 in kitchen.

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Pretty flower.

4 Nov, 2017


It is! It's a very brilliant pink, a neon pink I think best describes the colour. It is flowering very early this year & many of the other plants have buds. I only came across this flower by accident as I was moving the plants around trying to get my Amaryllis out of the kitchen window as I wanted to cut their leaves off, forcing them into hibernation.

I have an orange one with a bud that will open in the next couple of days as well. There is a dark red one which will still take a week or so to open.

I also have a big one my daughter gave me for Christmas 3 or 4 years ago. There are no signs of buds on it yet but when it does eventually flower it makes the most wonderful display!

6 Nov, 2017


Yes mone has stzfted go gloser esarly to.

A lucky find then.

Your orange and red also your large one all sound lovely I shall look forward to seeing them all.

6 Nov, 2017

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