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Can someone identify this mystery Epiphyllum?

Careywood, ID(Zone 5a)

Good morning! I am hoping that an epiphyllum expert on this forum can give me some help identifying my mystery epi. This plant was given to me by a dear lady who has since passed on. She thought it was a Christmas cactus and had given up on it ever blooming. So had I and was about to send it to the compost heap when it first bloomed for me about two years ago. I've been enchanted ever since. I now have a second one and fear that I've fallen prey to another gardening addiction! Anyway, if someone recognizes this beauty and can give me her name, I'd be most appreciative.

Thanks very much!

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Deep Run, NC(Zone 7b)

I don't know this one but love the color. How large is the bloom? bob.

This message was edited Apr 28, 2012 8:28 PM

Jacksonville, FL(Zone 9a)

And is the color in the picture true? Beautiful!

Careywood, ID(Zone 5a)

Thank you both, Bob and tlm1, for your responses. The flower is approximately 5" in diameter and the color in the picture is, indeed, true. She is a beauty, isn't she? Though, to be honest, I haven't yet seen an epiphyllum in bloom that wasn't just gorgeous.

Jacksonville, FL(Zone 9a)

So true! Sorry I don't know this one either…I'll be watching though for an answer from someone more knowledgable…That would definitely be one to look for!

Deep Run, NC(Zone 7b)

Possibilities are: Ambrosia, Color Wheel, Educator, Flaming Torch, Kahuna, and many more. It's a beautiful bloom that you may never have a name for. bob

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Careywood, ID(Zone 5a)

I guess I can live without a name, Bob. I'm just grateful that I no longer think of it as a Christmas cactus! Thanks so much for your responses. Marrion

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