Tuesday, June 27, 2006

The Cyle Ends and Begins Again

The night-blooming cereus has blooms that only last until early in the day after they open. The heat of the day causes them to wilt. This is the bloom from last night after a day of rain and sun.

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(Left: This swollen bud is about to begin opening, starting the cycle again.)

(Left: The second bloom of 2006, just a few hours later.)



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