More Christmas Cactus ~ Marilyn Armstrong

We didn’t really have sunshine today, though they promised it. But at least it wasn’t dark and gloomy all day. So I took some more pictures of the cactus developing.

I remembered today that sometimes, instead of a standard but, the end of the cactus turns red and then becomes a flower. So there is more than one kind of bud on a Christmas Cactus. If someone has a good biology background, I’d like to hear about this — how one plant has two ways of creating a flower.

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Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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5 Responses to More Christmas Cactus ~ Marilyn Armstrong

  1. It’s beautiful🙂

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  2. Beautiful! My grandma used to have it and every year before Christmas it used to bloom. Such a lovely plant!

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  3. I have two huge Christmas Cactus one red and the outer peach. They put on hundreds of blooms and I love them. The only issue is they just can’t wait for Christmas and always bloom for Thanksgiving. 😊

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  4. Thank you Sue! Actually, I think there may be yet one more way. These are really interesting plants!

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