Cactus and Tender Succulents forum: I just got Stapelia Gigantea cactus like to see flower!

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Name: Alisa
Gresham, Oregon (Zone 8a)
Region: Oregon
Purplebloomcactus
Feb 26, 2016 3:04 PM CST
Hi I would love to see a flowering bloom! And information on care. I have a collection of Christmas cactus! This is my first Stapelia Gigantea cactus. Thank You!
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Name: Thijs van Soest
Mesa, AZ (Zone 9b)
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mcvansoest
Feb 26, 2016 3:24 PM CST
I think that this might be it:
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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
Feb 26, 2016 3:34 PM CST
Lucky you!

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Name: Alisa
Gresham, Oregon (Zone 8a)
Region: Oregon
Purplebloomcactus
Feb 26, 2016 6:10 PM CST
Thank You! Now I know why the common name is Starfish cactus! I hope my plant get flower! Looks like the plant needs to be big before buds form! Smiling
Name: Daisy
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Feb 26, 2016 6:56 PM CST
Its a big plant. Another common name is Carion plant. Good luck with that... Smiling
Name: Tiffany
Opp, AL (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Feb 27, 2016 9:00 AM CST
A spot with some direct sun should get it growing & blooming as quickly as possible. Very similar care needs to holiday cacti.
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Name: Gary Simpson
Cannelton, IN (Zone 6b)
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simcactus
Feb 27, 2016 11:15 AM CST
This was from a few years back. Had a little different twist to it. It was on my front porch and had little if any direct sunlight.
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Name: Deborah Pryor
Orangeburg, SC Zone 8a (Zone 8a)
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Deebie
Feb 27, 2016 8:21 PM CST
Wow! That's interesting. Thumbs up I love the buds & blooms on that one. Drooling
Name: Gary Simpson
Cannelton, IN (Zone 6b)
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simcactus
Mar 1, 2016 2:15 PM CST
Thank You!
Deebie said:Wow! That's interesting. Thumbs up I love the buds & blooms on that one. Drooling


Name: Tiffany
Opp, AL (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Mar 1, 2016 2:55 PM CST
On the front porch in the shade outside is probably brighter than most spots inside except right next to an E/S/W window. Very nice, Gary!
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