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There is something very serene and stable when I come and spend time in my Garden. These are my quiet moments where I seek God - listening and finding myself in that reflection. There are times when I'm not able to blog, If you have any questions or queries Do seek me out in Facebook and I will try my best to help you out.

Monday, April 19, 2010

Cactus Flower



This one bloomed just last Thursday early morning. I noticed the flower bud sticking out at the annex of the cactus plant - never realised or ever hoped that this one would flower in my balcony.

By the time I got my camera, the flower had already spend.(last pic) Well, At least I can still be satisfied with some remnant of what it would be called a glorious flower.
Regardless, I manage to snap some pictures from my handphone camera but the quality is not so satisfying.

I could say, this one is almost 7 years old & finally it had decided to bloom after all those years - Amazing.







8 comments:

  1. That's a wonderful cactus! Congratulations on getting it to flower. My cactus are so short compared to yours!

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  2. What a delicate beauty amidst the harsh looking thorny greens!

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  3. Congrats! How wonderful. I hope the plant is going to bloom again for you :-D

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  4. Beautiful bloom! Is this one of the night-blooming cacti (such as Echinopsis spp. or Trichocereus spp.)? The blooms look so familiar.

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  5. That's wonderful! How long did it bloom? Does it have any fragrance?

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  6. It is such a beautiful flower! It is shame that a flower this beautiful only lasts so short. But probably that is why it is so precious!

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  7. How lovely. I am glad that you did have a camera to capture this beautiful, short-lived flower.

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  8. Aaron - these are about 7 years plus. I guess they grow taller by the years.

    Floridagirl - yes, these are night bloomers -they seemed to be at optimum by early morning but tend to fade by the sunrise.

    Belle - I guess - one day, Didn't check the fragrance though, by the time Im back from work - its all over.

    Thanks everyone for your lovely comments.

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