Something's finally blooming!

Joyce(Zone 7b LI, NY)December 31, 2005

Got this cutting from a friend of mine in a trade...

Do you know what it is?

Stems are about as thick as a pencil.

...Joyce

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rosemariero(Z9 SW SUNDiegoCA)

Good for you, Joyce! :) Nice shot!

My guess is Rhipsalis baccifera, as seen below.
This is another one difficult to ID sometimes, as there are many subspecies.

~Rosemarie

Here is a link that might be useful: Rhipsalis baccifera

    Bookmark   December 31, 2005 at 1:23PM
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ariole(z7DE)

Kinda looks like one of those little stick things --perhaps some sort of Rhipsalis.

Maybe Rhipsalis baccifera ssp. baccifera.

    Bookmark   December 31, 2005 at 1:24PM
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ariole(z7DE)

No one can beat Rosemarie when it comes to an ID. We seem to agree. Dangerous!!!

;-)

Al

    Bookmark   December 31, 2005 at 1:28PM
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rosemariero(Z9 SW SUNDiegoCA)

Well, sure they do! It happens all the time! Great minds think alike!

~R

    Bookmark   December 31, 2005 at 2:07PM
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Joyce(Zone 7b LI, NY)

Thanks Al and Rosemarie!

I labeled it in my Photobucket album!
Funny thing was, I was watering my Orchids today, taking down the hanging pots to do it...and that is how I noticed these sweet little buds! Two huge hanging potted orchids were hiding this little beauty!

    Bookmark   December 31, 2005 at 2:45PM
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cactuspolecat(Tasmania Aust)

Bloomin' marvellous! Joyce, they're such a sweet delicate little flower aren't they. I picked it as a rhipsalis, but my experience is limited to only ever having seen/owned one of "those little little stick things" I'd be hopeless at id-ing it beyond that.

Happy growing. CP

    Bookmark   December 31, 2005 at 8:47PM
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