"Oxypetalum" Night Blooming Cereus, "Lady of the Night" Epiphyllum
The beautiful Night Blooming Cereus aka "Lady of the Night" is a rare Hybrid Epiphyllum Oxypetalum. It produces a dinner plate size flower that is pure white. The size of this beautiful flower and the its pure white color along with it's fragrance, will "knock your socks off"!! The flower will open as soon as the sun sets and stay open all night long. Come the morning the flower closes up. The plant blooms in waves during August, September and into October. The fragrance is wonderfully intoxicating. These Epi's like to be cool in the winter and can remain quite dry during this period. The plant will start to flower in late August -September and produce multitudes of large showy flowers. It is not unusual to have 30-40 blooms in a mature healthy plant. This is a hardy grower and gets large quickly.