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Epiphyllum 'Clown'

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Family: Cactaceae (kak-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Epiphyllum (ep-ih-FYE-lum) (Info)
Cultivar: Clown
Hybridized by Fleschig

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Cactus and Succulents
Epiphytes

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Red
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:
Smooth-Textured
Succulent

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

Seed Collecting:
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Xenomorf On Nov 6, 2005, Xenomorf from Valley of the Sun, AZ (Zone 9b) wrote:

This hybrid was created by Phyllis Fleschig in 1982.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Newport Beach, California
Vista, California
Ellerbe, North Carolina



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