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Cerus Columnar Cactus in Flower

7 September 2009 2 Comments

I’m not sure of the variety of this columnar cactus. I believe it a Cereus chalybaeus, but if you know for sure please leave a comment. It flowers incredibly profusely all summer and the best part is that the flowers stay out until after lunch time, whereas other similar cacti flowers normally close up early in the morning.

Columnar Cactus Cerus in flower

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  • Beautiful Columnar Cactus Flower | DoYaDigIt Exotic Plants said:

    […] flower is one of my favourites. They are huge¬†flowers¬†which remain open most of the day. The cerus cactus they are from is equally spectacular and as you can see in this image it flowers […]

  • Cerus Honey Anyone? | DoYaDigIt Exotic Plants said:

    […] posted a couple photos of my Cerus columnar cactus before, here and here. This cactus flowers prolifically from mid to late summer. The flowers are magnificent. They have a […]

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