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Pics from May 25,2014+ one of my fav cactus flowers


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Passion flower vines are jumping into high gear-
looking forward to some outer-space flowers from these!



Good to see this tree Opuntia flowering here-
to bad I had to cut it in half.


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Cacti have some of the most amazing flowers of any plant, I suspect many people are not aware of this, thanks for posting. Some of my favorites for blooms come from different hedgehog cactus.

Corpus Christi, TX, near salt water, zone 9b/10a! Except when it isn't and everything gets nuked back to the stone age of zone 8.

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Great pictures.. Having lived in Kansas several years ago, it is awesome seeing these kinds of plants being grown in the Midwest. Agree that as a group of plants, Cacti are far under appreciated. Love the Bearded Iris also, thanks for sharing!


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cactus flowers...who would suspect! :hmm:

Thx you guys....if I knew then what I knew now-I would have planted a bigger cactus garden.

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Thanks, Jim.

Always great to see what's possible in our climate.

"Ph'nglui mglw'napalma Funkthulhu R'Lincolnea wgah'palm fhtagn"
"In his house at Lincoln, dread Funkthulhu plants palm trees."

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Really nice desert garden area looks fantastic

Old Beach ,Hobart
Tasmania ,Australia. 42 " south
Cool Maritime climate

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