Cactus and Tender Succulents forum: Epiphyllum Summer carnival

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Name: María Cecilia Merlo
La Plata, ARGENTINA
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ceci
Oct 31, 2013 3:33 PM CST
The plant is about six or seven years old. I began it from a cutting.





I brought the plant into the house because a storm has been announced.
Name: Hetty
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Dutchlady1
Oct 31, 2013 3:36 PM CST
beautiful! why not add the plant and the pictures to the database?
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Name: María Cecilia Merlo
La Plata, ARGENTINA
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ceci
Oct 31, 2013 4:41 PM CST
Dutchlady1 said:beautiful! why not add the plant and the pictures to the database?


I just did it, Hetty Smiling
Name: María Cecilia Merlo
La Plata, ARGENTINA
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ceci
Nov 3, 2013 6:48 AM CST
It opened more blooms today.
I started this plant from a cuttings about seven years ago. It is a good grower and a good bloomer.

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Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Nov 3, 2013 7:11 AM CST
That is just stunning!
Name: María Cecilia Merlo
La Plata, ARGENTINA
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ceci
Nov 4, 2013 12:26 PM CST
Thank you Hetty. It is giving quite a show this year !
Name: tarev
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tarev
Nov 5, 2013 10:20 AM CST
Very very lovely! Lovey dubby Lovey dubby
Name: Tara
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terrafirma
Nov 5, 2013 11:45 AM CST
That looks like a very happy epiphyllum!!! Green Grin! Thumbs up
Name: María Cecilia Merlo
La Plata, ARGENTINA
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ceci
Nov 5, 2013 12:07 PM CST
Thank you Tarev and Tara !!
Name: Calin
Weston-super-mare UK (Zone 7b)
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fixpix
Nov 6, 2013 1:13 AM CST
Wow... I always had and then gave away my Epi.
Why?
Cause simply they just didn't "perform" for me.
Shape of plants were bad, no blooms... and let's face it, unless you tie the stems around a stake (making the whole plant look ugly), they can take a lot of space, which an apartment gardener just doesn't have enough of.
BUT...seeing this one makes me feel a bit sorry for giving mine away.
Name: María Cecilia Merlo
La Plata, ARGENTINA
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ceci
Nov 6, 2013 1:20 PM CST
Hi Calin. I'm sorry epis didn't perform for you.
I never tie the stems. I like the natural shape of the plant.
They really have beautiful flowers, though, I must say, they don't last more than two or three days.
I'm glad you liked my plant.
Name: tarev
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tarev
Nov 6, 2013 1:47 PM CST
I really enjoy looking again and again at your photos Cecilia! My epi took 3 years before it gave me its first bloom. Do you keep your plant outdoors all year long?
Name: María Cecilia Merlo
La Plata, ARGENTINA
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ceci
Nov 6, 2013 2:51 PM CST
I keep most of my plants outdoors all year long, although I try to put the epiphyllums protected under a vine. But our Winters are mild. It doesn't snow here and we have only a few days ( no more than four or five) with temperatures below freezing
Name: tarev
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tarev
Nov 6, 2013 5:55 PM CST
Oh just like our area, mild winters as well! I have kept my epis out too, they enjoy the winter rains. Smiling
Name: Tara
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terrafirma
Nov 6, 2013 8:40 PM CST
Our winters have been mild also, for the last couple of years. Although the 'Farmer's Almanac' is calling for a very cold winter this year. It's my second year having a E.oxypetalum, and I'm trying to decide what to do with them…Currently they are on a covered deck…So I'm not concerned with frost…But low temps are my concern now. I'm thinking that either indoors, or at least a cover will be called for if temps drop to freezing. And as I write this, I doubt that a 'cover' would be enough! I guess I need to start thinking about where they'll live indoors!

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