Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Fact of the Day: Brazil Christmas Cactus

Schlumbergera is a genus of cacti known better as the Christmas cactus. They originated in the mountains of Brazil. 

22 comments:

Kay said...

I didn't know that's where it came from. We have a couple. One is white and the other is red. They're not doing too well though.

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

I love this kind of cactus!

Bob Bushell said...

Well, I never knew that.

Joy said...

I have those plants.at home. Beautiful flowers.
Merry Christmas Adam:)

Ana Mínguez Corella said...

Merry Xmas Adam.. I wish you a happy holidays.. Regards from Spain..

黄清华 Wong Ching Wah said...

Merry Christmas !

Winnie said...

They look really pretty. Hope you have a great Christmas!

Pilar Domínguez said...

My mother had this type of cactus!! I will tell her the name. Kisses:)

Christine said...

Just beautiful!

Hannahs Heels said...

So pretty

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Debra She Who Seeks said...

Their blossoms are so beautiful -- the most wonderful cactus of all!

FilipBlog said...

Never heard of a Christmas cactus. Looks strange.

Merry Christmas,
Filip

Dana said...

They're beautiful!

Pat Hatt said...

Colorful they are, never knew they were from the Brazil bar

Maude Lynn said...

My Christmas cactus always blooms in June!

The Happy Whisk said...

Have a good one and boogie boogie.

Marie a la Mode said...

Merry Christmas Adam!

Anna and Klaudia said...

wow! I have this cactus at home :) Merry Christmas!! :)

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Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

One of my favourite plants!

stephen Hayes said...

I don't think of cacti being high in the mountains but then I've never been to Brazil. Take care.

Anna-Alina said...

I have this cactus at home. I call on it Christmas flower.

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