"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw

"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Monday, May 26, 2014

It's Awww Monday with an Awesome Plant

This is an amazing blooming cactus
at out friends home in Los Altos CA
I finally figured out what it's
botanical name is:

Orchid Cactus at Judy and Dave's
Los Altos, ca
May 26, 2014
6:00 am

We have one of these plants at home,
 but never knew what exactly it was.
Plus ours never has bloomed til this
year! Russell got our start years ago
from his Grandmother.  When we
get home I'll post a photo of it blooming.


  1. Awesome you got it to bloom. Not easy with cactus. Ours always die long before that happens...

  2. Awwwsome plants always qualify for Awww Mondays. Some plants make you say Awww and this is one of them.

    Have a fabulous Awww Monday honey. Big hugs. ♥♥♥

  3. Beautiful, great yours has bloomed and a family heirloom in the bargain.

  4. Beautiful indeed! And thanks to you, my new one is filling up the space left by the one I lost in my move to Portland last year! I love it!! Hope you have a great Memorial Day and a beautiful new week, Kathe!!!

  5. Beautiful plants for aww! monday ;-)

  6. I think it's awesome, Kathy. Kind of a "leave-me-alone plant" I am guessing.

  7. Often times the most important element in plant care is patience.

  8. Anonymous5:48 PM

    we call our a christmas cactus cause that's when it blooms at our place.

  9. Anonymous5:49 PM

    we call our a christmas cactus cause that's when it blooms at our place.

  10. Very pretty cactus!


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