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pink epi and more pix

Posted by deep___roots ca9/sunset15 (My Page) on
Fri, Jun 15, 12 at 11:34

This pink epi I got several years ago at a garage sale. The guy said he would give me "not your run of the mill" epis. He had hundreds.
The flowers this one produces are fairly small.
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It grows in a pretty shady spot, mainly because I have too many plants to take care of properly. Here is a picture taken in that spot. The flash activated.
You can see a new flower bud in the top right.
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I got a second epi from him that now has a flower bud and will open soon. I wonder what the color will be.
Here is a cactus with some flowers ready to open. I wonder what the color will be as this is a new cactus for me too. They are pointing toward sunset. It is interesting how they track the sun.
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RE: pink epi and more pix

That is absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!! I
I wish I had taken pictured of mine too. I was amazed at how pink they were.

Do yours have a fragrance? Mine had a slight one.

Thanks for posting.

Mike.


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RE: pink epi and more pix

This is a fragrant white flower from my giant epi that I will divide someday maybe.
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Here are the flowers from the cactus. They only lasted one day. It was really hot though, but they seem to be one day wonders. Saturday afternoon.
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Sunday morning
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RE: pink epi and more pix

I have one of the run of the mill epi but it does give me so much pleasure. Very fragrant. I am still waiting on the red one to bloom. I think I freeze it or close to freeze it every year. I kept it warmer this winter and the growth is a lot better. The Epi Oxypetalum is a bit more cold hardy so it gives my large fulshes of flowers.


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Those flowers are gorgeous! I love the slight pink tint they have


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