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San Pedro Cactus

Echinopsis pachanoi

Description:

San Pedro flowering at 3:00 in the morning.

Habitat:

Potted plant in my front yard, cloned from a fallen branch of a large local specimen.

Notes:

Absolutely heavenly scent, could smell it more than 5 feet away. This must be the way the plant attracts pollinators, as it flowers only in the middle of the night.

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3 Comments

hungryhowie
hungryhowie 10 years ago

AWESOME! :O ive got a san pedro cutting starting up right now, cant wait till it flowers

JamesCrosby
JamesCrosby 10 years ago

A little over 3 years now, and it's flowering again, this time with 4 flowers instead of one!

hungryhowie
hungryhowie 10 years ago

Gorgeous! Any clue how old the cactus is?

JamesCrosby
Spotted by
JamesCrosby

Los Angeles, California, USA

Spotted on Nov 27, 2011
Submitted on Dec 27, 2011

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