Queen of the Night

Queen of the Night

Epiphyllum Oxypetalum
(Night Blooming Cereus)

This orchid cactus blooms for one single night. The white blossom opens late in the evening, releasing an exquisite scent all night long, and closes at dawn. A healthy plant can produce up to a dozen blooms at a time, with several flushes throughout the summer.

0:18 Nightbloom of Queen of the Night

Learn more:

Tohono Chul Gardens – Tucson, New Mexico

Thanks to Margaret Clarke for this link.


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