Our Christmas Cactus is starting to bloom

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Project by Karson posted 11-22-2011 09:27 AM 2530 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A neighbor gve this catcus to my wife a few years ago and it is always so beautiful around this time of the year.

It sat outside on the deck all summer and we brought it in to the Spa room this fall. It seems to love the cooler tempature of the spa room It is probably around 40-50 degrees in there during the winter. But, lots of moisture from the spa.

These blooms popped out last night.

-- Karson retired in DE e-mail

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posted 11-22-2011 11:26 AM

That is the perfect conditions for your Christmas Cactus. Mine is starting to bloom as well, but not nearly as prolificly, as I don’t have a nice cool moist spot like you do. Thanks for sharing.

-- jroot ....... Southern Ontario .......... grow zone 5A ...................."Gardening is an exercise in optimism." ....... . . Author Unknown

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posted 11-22-2011 03:17 PM

ooooh I love that colour!!

Mine is covered in blooms.

-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)

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posted 11-22-2011 07:48 PM

I agree with Debbie, what a lovely color! It must be very happy where it is, to give you such beautiful blooms.

-- "...I have nothing against authorities as such; I am only in favor of putting a question mark after just about everything they say." Ruth Stout

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posted 11-24-2011 10:02 AM

Very nice.Love the color.

-- Bon,Hastings, 5a....Always room for one more

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posted 11-26-2011 10:33 PM

What a beautiful bloom! Especially welcome at this time of year when we have lost all our outdoor blooms. Mine has just finished it’s first flush of blooms for the winter.

-- 'To plant a Garden is to believe in Tomorrow'

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