Plant ID forum: Epiphyllum

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Name: Kelli
Canoga Park, CA, Sunset 19 (Zone 10a)
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Kelli
Mar 2, 2014 4:07 PM CST
I realize this may be an impossible question with all the varieties out there, but any idea what variety of epiphyllum this is?


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Name: Carol
Santa Ana,Ca. (Zone 10b)
Sunset zone 22
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ctcarol
Mar 2, 2014 4:18 PM CST
A size might help. Med, large, x Large? There are several sites that list them, and most mention the flower size. My only yellow is medium. Here is a good one
http://www.epigalleria.com/index.html
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Name: Kelli
Canoga Park, CA, Sunset 19 (Zone 10a)
Where summer is winter
Region: California Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Kelli
Mar 2, 2014 5:07 PM CST
I don't know how to determine size. All of my epis are about the same size, so I'd say that whatever is typical is what it is. Here is a picture of the whole plant. The pot is around 14 inches in diameter.
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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Mar 2, 2014 5:08 PM CST
It reminds me of my Hybrid Epiphyllum (Epiphyllum 'Fruhlingsgold')
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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Mar 2, 2014 5:10 PM CST
Wow, Kelli ... that is one awesome plant!
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Name: Kelli
Canoga Park, CA, Sunset 19 (Zone 10a)
Where summer is winter
Region: California Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Kelli
Mar 2, 2014 5:19 PM CST
I looked at the web site and of those listed there, it looks the most like 'Princess Kelly S.' Description of the plant fits, too (thick, flat).
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Name: Carol
Santa Ana,Ca. (Zone 10b)
Sunset zone 22
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ctcarol
Mar 2, 2014 5:59 PM CST
If you looked at the site, now you know the sizes. There are so many hybrids out there that you'll probably never know the name for sure. It seems each grower gives it a different name. I looked through my pics and yours looks just like my 'Good as Gold', but as I said, that is a medium flower.
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