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Easter Lily Cactus
Lens: Pentax 18-55mm DAL Camera: Kx Photo Location: Thousand Oaks, CA ISO: 800 Shutter Speed: 1/2000s Aperture: F5.6 
Posted By: OldGeaser, 03-19-2014, 03:46 PM

The Easter Lily Cactus (Echinopis Oxygona) blooms last just one day normally. Unless your plant has multiple blooms that open on different days, you only have one chance at a lighting situation. Trying to match Full Bloom with Day Old bloom proved harder than I thought.

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Beautiful the first!
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Cactus flowers always amaze me. Such beauty from such a prickly source.
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So unusual they don't even seem real! Thanks for sharing.

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Easter Lily Cactus

They are real but unfortunately, they last only one day! Here is the plant with all stalks in bloom at the same time.
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