Epi-Mania


Well, the flowers are beautiful and the plants are easy to take care of, but the Los Angeles Times says no one cares.


Ringo H.W. Chiu / For The Times
Epiphyllum ‘Scoop of Raspberry’

The orchid cactus might be called the Cinderella of the garden world. Most of the year the plant, with disheveled, arched, trailing branches, is easy to ignore. But from February through June, magnificent flowers, some as large as 13 inches across, pop from the notched branches in brilliant shades of red, orange, violet, yellow and gold….

There are 13,000 hybrids registered by the Epiphyllum Society of America….

But mention epiphyllum and most people’s eyes glaze over.

Well, gee, mention 13,000 hybrids and of course eyes are glazing over. Mine are, and I like them.


    
    
  Cactus and Succulents
  Bamboo
  Perennials
  Carnivorous Plants
  Airplants

  Sign up for our Monthly Newsletter

Categories

April 2018
M T W T F S S
« Mar    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30  

US Constitution

Videos



We Get Questions

Email your questions to:

blog [at] cactusjungle [dot] com