Thumb of 2015-11-18/rocklady/5f4907@rocklady submitted this image in the Specific Plants: Cacti and Succulents category of the The 2015 All Things Plants Photo Contest.

rocklady added a caption:Epiphyllum Miami opening
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Dec 7, 2015 8:46 PM CST
Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
Container Gardener Foliage Fan Sempervivums Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Garden Ideas: Master Level
The way this photo subject was angled suggested forward movement. It looks to be heading towards the viewer...scouting, sleuthing, exploring...Hmmm.
I loved the photo!
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Dec 7, 2015 10:48 PM CST
Name: Greg Colucci
Seattle WA (Zone 8b)
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I love the brilliant detail and a few twists is always interesting! Thanks! I tip my hat to you.
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Dec 8, 2015 8:07 AM CST
Name: Ursula
Fair Lawn NJ, zone 6b
Orchids Plumerias Cactus and Succulents Region: New Jersey Region: Pennsylvania Native Plants and Wildflowers
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Interesting photo, as one usually takes a picture when fully open. Well done!
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Dec 8, 2015 5:26 PM CST
Name: della
hobart, tasmania
Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Photo Contest Winner: 2015
This one caught my eye. Thumbs up
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Dec 8, 2015 5:49 PM CST
Name: Dirt
(Zone 5b)
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Gorgeous Jean!
I love the lighting on this opening coif
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Dec 9, 2015 8:24 AM CST
Name: Jean
Hot Springs Vlg, AR, DeLand, F
Daylilies Region: Florida Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Garden Ideas: Master Level
Thanks so much for the nice comments. Thumbs up While the camera caught the color well, you would have to see this in person to appreciate its brilliant color. This plant hung in the sunroom and I could watch it from the kitchen window as it began opening.
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