PlantsPeniocereus→Night Blooming Cereus (Peniocereus greggii)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Dry
Plant Height: Erect or sprawling, 4 to 8 feet
Fruit: Showy
Other: 3 inch elliptical, reddish-orange
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Nocturnal
Other: Each flower opening late evening and lasting only one night.
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Tuber
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Houseplant
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Other: Allow cut end to dry and callous over for a few weeks before planting.
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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