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Orchids & cacti

Reggie Perera

Orchids & cacti

a miscellany: poems, a short story, two dramas.

by Reggie Perera

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Published by Printed by Kularatne in Colombo .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6066.E67 O7
The Physical Object
Pagination102 p.
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5032595M
LC Control Number73902215

Orchid cactus flower bud showing furled petals in a creamy pink color with variegated green Epiphyllum crenatum is a succulent epiphyte, also known as an orchid cactus due to its colourful blossoms. These plants are known as epiphyllum hybrids Epiphyllum crenatum is a succulent epiphyte, also. Orchid cacti have natural growth cycles during spring and fall. After flowering, the plants may appear a little wilted but do not increase watering more than the usual watering schedule. During the winter, to encourage heavy flowering next year, place cacti in unheated bedroom or garage for 2 or 3 weeks.

  The biggest problem with growing orchid cacti is figuring out just what they are. They are cacti, but are not spiny. Their spectacular blossoms are neither orchids nor orchid-like. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Perera, Reggie, Orchids & cacti. Colombo, Printed by Kularatne, ] (OCoLC) Document Type.

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An orchid cactus is hardy to zones 10 although some varieties extend into zone 12 as well. Sunlight. Bright, indirect sunlight is required all year long, whether the plant is indoors or out.

Maintain protection from the harsh summer sun and direct sunlight. Soil. A cactus or succulent potting soil is said to work fine for these plants. Shop great deals on Orchid Cactus Cactus & Succulent Plants. Get outdoors for some landscaping or spruce up your garden.

Shop a huge online selection at Fast & Free shipping on many items. Orchid Cactus Care. Botanical Name: Epiphyllum spp. Big, cup-shaped blooms in gorgeous colors make orchid cactus a joy to grow. Show it off in a hanging basket and allow the long stems to cascade over the pot. Orchid cactus stems are broad and flat with serrated edges.

They'll grow to 2 ft (60 cm) long, and about 2 in (5 cm) wide. Disocactus ackermannii, commonly known as Red Orchid Cactus, is an epiphytic cactus from tropical forests in the states of Veracruz and Oaxaca, e the name cactus, it enjoys the water.

Natural growth periods are in the spring and fall only. Red Orchid Cactus is a flat-stemmed cactus notable for its scarlet flowers. They are funnel-shaped, up to inches (14 cm) long, and up. Orchid Cactus have some of the most spectacular springtime blooms. On mature plants, waves of flowers open over Orchids & cacti book weeks during their blooming cycle.

The trick to flowering spring blooming Orchid Cactus or Clivias is to provide the right growing conditions nine months earlier. Epiphyllum 3-in-1 Orchid Cactus - Night and Day Blooming Colorful Orchid Cactus - Well Rooted Plant | Ships from Easy to Grow TM out of 5 stars 61 $ $   Epiphyllum are the gems of the cactus world.

Commonly called orchid cactus, they produce absolutely stunning flowers. There are many types of Epiphyllum, but the majority are epiphytic and live in trees while a few species are terrestrial. Learn more here. Succulent Plants (5 Pack), Fully Rooted in Planter Pots with Soil - Real Live Potted Succulents / Unique Indoor Cactus Decor by Plants for Pets out of 5 stars 6, $ $ An Orchid Cactus, scientific name is Epiphyllum, needs to go dormant for about weeks during the winter months if you hope to have it bloom the next year.

So during the winter, lower the temperature to around degrees (if possible), water sparingly, and do not fertilize.

Total darkness at night is a plus. Orchid cacti got their name because their flowers are just as beautiful as many orchids. But these Central and South American rainforest plants can be a lot easier to grow. Called epiphytes or epiphyllums, the orchid cactus makes a good houseplant for those who enjoy lovely flowers in their homes and gardens.

They. Growers use the name epiphyllum to refer to a wide range of plantsEpiphyllum itself and a number of crosses with related plants. All are tropical (not desert) cacti, and most grow on tree branches as epiphytes, like some orchids. Grow epiphyllums indoors or in lathhouse or in shade outdoors.

They. Epiphyllum hookeri is a climbing cactus that produces a loose mass of long, flat, strappy foliage that results in a lovely sculptural effect. Mature plants produce big, fragrant white flowers in summer.

This is a night-blooming cactus and the flowers open only at night and close by morning. An Orchid Cactus Will Not Flower. The orchid cactus (Epiphyllum spp.) has waxy leaves and vivid blooms spanning 5 to 10 inches across.

Hardy in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones. Habit: Orchid cactus grow as a clump of flattened leaves that droop and dangle to 20 inches long. Their habit makes a hanging basket their ideal vessel. They can also be potted in a regular container that is placed high on a shelf.

Origins: Tropical rain forests of Central and South America, where they live in treetops. They use their host tree only as physical support.

Book Accessories Children's Books Art & Photography Books There are orchid cactus for sale on Etsy, and they cost $ on average. The most common orchid cactus material is cotton. The most popular color. You guessed it: green.

Footer Yes. Send me exclusive offers, unique gift ideas, and personalized tips for shopping and selling on Etsy. Epiphyllum (/ ˌ ɛ p ɪ ˈ f ɪ l əm /; "upon the leaf" in Greek) is a genus of 19 species of epiphytic plants in the cactus family (Cactaceae), native to Central names for these species include climbing cacti, orchid cacti and leaf cacti, though the latter also refers to the genus Pereskia.

The stems are broad and flat, 1–5 cm broad, 3–5 mm thick, usually with lobed edges. Orquídeas, cactus y bromelias del bosque seco / Orchids, Cacti and Bromeliads of the Dry Forest book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for rea 3/5(1). Orchids may be one of the most feared houseplants in the arsenal; gardeners everywhere have heard how fussy they are about growing conditions and all the problems growing orchids other people have truth is that orchids are relatively sturdy, have few serious problems and many grow quite easily in an indoor environment.

It helps to know a little more about common orchid. - Dipodium is a genus of about 25 species of orchids native to tropical, subtropical and temperate regions of south-east Asia, New Guinea, the Pacific Islands and Australia.

It is the only genus of its alliance, Dipodium. Plants of this genus are commonly referred to as hyacinth orchids. See more ideas about Orchids, Plants, Species pins. Orchid cacti easy to divide, take cuttings from Orchid cacti, also known as epicacti or epiphyllums, are native to tropical rain forests from Mexico to Argentina.

Most of the wild parent plants. Although orchid cacti will root well year-round, they perform best when started between mid-winter and early spring when the plant is partially dormant. 1 Choose a 4- to 6-inch-long portion of the. How to Grow Epiphyllum Cactus.

The epiphyllum cactus is a native Brazilian plant that grows in the sides and forks of trees in the canopies of the rain forests. It yields beautiful flowers that typically open in the evening and bloom for a Views: K.Mar 2, - Explore Teresa Carlisle's board "orchids on wood" on Pinterest.

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