White Thanksgiving Cactus Actually Peach!

hermie3rd(5)December 21, 2013

Hi All - I purchased a TC today, which the tag indicated was white. However, the flowers are a really pretty peach color. I've been reading on here that cooler temps may change the color of the flowers. EIther way I'm good - I love the peach color, but like the white flowers as well. Just thought I would share. :)

Happy Holidays!!

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Crenda SWFL 10A

Very pretty plant!

Ironically, I bought a peach pot that turned out to be one or two peach stems with the others white! Nice surprises, huh? (I don't think mine was due to temp. Just 2 different plants in the pot.)

    Bookmark   December 21, 2013 at 4:41PM
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Thanks, Crenda - at the garden center, there were a couple of white (actually white) that also had fuchsia flowers on them as well. I wonder if they were two different plants stuck in the same pot, or if temperatures were doing that as well. I don't know much about TC - just what I've mainly read on here and online elsewhere, but I know there are a couple of threads going on about cooler temps changing flower colors. I guess we'll see! :)

    Bookmark   December 21, 2013 at 8:18PM
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Beautiful,i saw some in wally world that were supposed to be white,but you could already see the pink creeping in,so I passed.

    Bookmark   December 21, 2013 at 8:19PM
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maark23 TX/8a

Great find! Looks great!!


    Bookmark   December 24, 2013 at 12:40AM
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Thanks so much, Kathi and Mark! :) Hoping it keeps its peach, but I like the white too. It's got a few small buds on it, and they look peach-ish as well, but I guess next year will be the true test.

Happy Holidays!

    Bookmark   December 24, 2013 at 6:57AM
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cold temps will bring out pink in the white or yellow TC's. usually the reds & darker colors are alright.
Now, Hirts has been selling a pot of Peach & White mixed plants together for several years now so Renee that is what you probably have. a lot of growers have started selling combo's now also. and there has been some weird things going on this year also. maybe something they are putting in the soil mix

    Bookmark   December 24, 2013 at 10:55AM
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