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jacaranda

Our creative adventure began in 1999, a new house and a bare plot. In 2012 we opened for the NGS. https://www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/garden/26064/

Schlumbergera truncata

  • Season Icon Late WinterLate Winter 2020
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jacaranda

I couldn’t resist taking another photo! #upclose #zygocactus #pink #cactusflower #houseplant 💕

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dirtgirlworld

GORGEOUS #prettyinpink #pinkalicious

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cyndi

Spectacular

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johninbrighton

Absolutely beautiful.

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pelly

Beautiful 💖💖💖

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kez001uk

Stunning 💕💞💕

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london148

Beautiful 💕💕💕

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jacaranda

First I thought this was a #thanksgiving-cactus then it became a #christmas-cactus and now it’s an #easter-cactus 😂 Not bad for a plant that was on its last legs (or leaves!) a few months ago!!! #nevergiveup #tlcworks #succulentsunday #pinkflowers #houseplant 💕

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cyndi

Looks great

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tinaaune

😄they do have a mind of their own, they say I'll bloom whenever I want to bloom! 😁

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bluefox23

Mine doesn’t look very happy. I’m not sure I’m lo9king after it properly! Any tips?

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jacaranda

Not really, Alison! Mine is on a south-east facing windowsill above a radiator and seems to be happy enough. I water it occasionally with rain water but apart from that I’ve left it to do its own thing. I did repot it last year so maybe you could repot yours and see what happens. 🤞 @bluefox23

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jacaranda

Now here’s the question. Is this a very, very late flower on a #thanksgivingcactus or a very late flower on a #christmascactus or a very early flower on an #eastercactus 🤔 If I’m confused I wonder how the #cactus is feeling 😳😂 #houseplant #pink

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joanboston

I have one just starting to flower too!

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pelly

#confused.com 💕🤔

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jacaranda

😂😂👍 @pelly

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dirtgirlworld

🙈 ❤

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sieveheadsarah

A very very late Thanksgiving Cactus. Mine actually flowered at the correct time last year Barbara 👍🏼🤔

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jacaranda

You’re probably right, Sarah, as the first flowers were around Thanksgiving. There’s another tiny flower bud on the opposite side of the plant, so I’m hoping that it will also open, given time 🤞 @sieveheadsarah

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sieveheadsarah

I think I can see another bud Barbara on the right hand side leaf 🤔🤔

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jacaranda

You might be right, Sarah. It’s really tiny so it might not develop into a flower at this late stage but you never know! @sieveheadsarah

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lilybee

Whatever it is, it's very pretty! 💕

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sharonhayden

Isn’t it to do with the leaf shape - I think later ones have smoother leaves 🤔

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jacaranda

I’ll do some investigating, Sharon 👍 @sharonhayden

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jacaranda

#mondaymotivation Never give up on a plant! I have to admit to sorely neglecting this over the past months, so much so that it was withered and almost dead. I repotted and fed it and stood in on a sunny window sill above a radiator and hey presto! It’s come back to life and it’s flowering 💕 #cactus #thanksgiving-cactus #pinkflowers #nevergiveup #houseplant 02/12/2019

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RedFuchsia

Beautiful, more pink than mine😍🌸

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kez001uk

It’s looking great! 💗

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richard.spicer.7906

Looks wonderful Barbara - well rescued 👍🏼

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scaryskates

You're a wizard babs 👍

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jacaranda

Have you been peeking at me in my wizard’s hat 🧙🏻‍♀️ @scaryskates 🤣🤣

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scaryskates

I could just see you in a Harry Potter film babs 🤗🙂

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jacaranda

I’d love it! I could ask our local celebrity (Dame Julie, no less!) for some tips 🤣😘

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