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Re: Weekend

Thanks for the heads up, Auralie. Mine's out in the lath-house, not likely to offend but, I hope. to attract whatever pollinators there are in southwest Florida.

On Sunday, May 2, 2004, at 06:33 PM, Aplfgcnys@aol.com wrote:

In a message dated 05/02/2004 3:54:06 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
jsinger@igc.org writes:

Exciting news, however, is that our ric-rac cactus [Cryptocereus
anthonyanus] has a flower bud. Reportedly, flowers on this particular
epi are rare. As soon as it blooms, and we photograph the flower for
labels, we'll root a dozen or so cuttings.

Jim, I had one of those for years, and it did bloom from time to time. The
blossom was striking, but the most notable thing about it was the odor. One
time it bloomed, the cat knocked the pot off the table trying to cover it up. I
guess there you can leave it outside - not a pleasant companion in a closed

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