An epiphytic cactus with wide strap-like, flat trailing stems. It has gorgeous, highly fragranced, showy white flowers, that open only once and only at night, generally lasting a single night. Epiphyllum oxpetalum likes a position with bright, filtered light. Plant in a light airy organic mix (such as peat with perlite or orchid bark) and water moderately, allowing it to dry partially between waterings.
Orchid Cactus, Queen of the Night, Lady of the Night, Night-blooming Cactus, Dutchman's Pipe Cactus Cereus oxypetalus, Cactus oxypetalus, Cereus latifrons, Epiphyllum acuminatum, Epiphyllum grande, Epiphyllum latifrons, Phyllocactus acuminatus, Phyllocactus grandis, Phyllocactus guyanensis, Phyllocactus latifrons, Phyllocactus oxypetalus
Stems can grow upright for 30-40cm before starting to trail
Stems can grow to 1m or more in length
Epiphytic trailing cactus
Bright to pale green flattened stems, widening as it matures and turning to reddish when in full light or stressed
White, showy, fragrant
Spring / Summer
Non toxic. Pet and child friendly.
Plant sizes may vary - plants are posted largest first - unless requested otherwise (please leave a note in checkout). Smaller plants will be posted potted, larger plants may be sent bare-rooted in sphagnum moss due to their fragile shape.
Delivers to: ACT, NSW, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC
Plants are posted on Mondays as well as Tuesdays and Wednesdays to selected areas. Public holiday weeks differ. We use Australia Post Express Post for all plant deliveries.