Discocactus

bikerdoc5968 Z6 SE MIJune 17, 2012

I got this about a month ago at a local nursery without a tag. Some have ID'd it as Discocactus buenekeri. I have read that the flower of this cactus is white but these appear to be yellow. I guess I should wait until they are opened before making that call but since they have a very short life, I might miss them later tonight.... so if someone has a better name for this, please don't be shy and speak up!!!!

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Microthrix(9)

That doesnt look like discocactus buenekeri ... the flowers look like they are going to be white regardless

    Bookmark   June 17, 2012 at 7:27PM
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bikerdoc5968 Z6 SE MI

So here we are 4 hours later... becoming fragrant....and it is going to be a white flower!

    Bookmark   June 17, 2012 at 8:40PM
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bikerdoc5968 Z6 SE MI

And here were are at 10:30 PM, about 6 hours after the first picture. Sure hope there is something left of this beautiful flower in the morning...

    Bookmark   June 17, 2012 at 10:32PM
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bikerdoc5968 Z6 SE MI

Sorry to say, as I expected, the morning light found the flowers on the wain... withering....

    Bookmark   June 18, 2012 at 9:02AM
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rina_

Howard,

it's beautiful, even if it only lasted one night. Rina

    Bookmark   June 18, 2012 at 10:10AM
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