by lbrow 06 Mar 2018

My Easter cactus is starting to bloom. It was started from a cutting from Ron's Mother's who had started hers from a cutting from her Mothers. The mother plant would be over a 100 yrs old now and there were several of us that started new cuttings. As far as I know mine is the only one surviving and still growing. Ron watched for it to bloom every year. He was so proud of it. Wish he could see it now Hugs to you all ./Lillian


by cfidl 08 Mar 2018

It is so beautiful! I do not think I have ever see one like this. I am still trying to figure the watering schedule for my Christimas cactus.

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lbrow by lbrow 09 Mar 2018

I never water 'till it's completely dry,

by elemausi 08 Mar 2018

Looks beautiful, love the story behind. I have a yucca plant from my grandma, its as she would be with us if I see the plant.

by boogie1818 08 Mar 2018

What a gorgeous plant. Mine is as big as yours but only 1/4 of the blooms. It was in my house, then when I was moving I gave it to my daughter to mind, then came to my new place but not so many blooms. I guess once it settles into its new home it will come to life. Thanks for sharing.

by stork 08 Mar 2018

I am currently trying to grow one from a cutting off my mom's which originally came from her mom. My daughter's cactus bloomed so beautifully this year!

by kustomkuddle 07 Mar 2018

So Beautiful. And such a wonderful sunny spot for it. A wonderful story about this one as well. These blooming cacti that have been shown on here make me think that maybe I might want to try them.

by sdrise 07 Mar 2018

Beautiful!!! I am sure he is looking at beautiful blooms and looking over you. What a nice history the plant has.

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lbrow by lbrow 07 Mar 2018

Thanks Suzanne. How are you? You are still in my prayers daily.

by gerryvb 07 Mar 2018

wow, it's beautiful and so big. thank you for telling the story behind it. Seeing it bloom must bring back many happy memories. I am sure Ron and his mom are watching it and they must be very proud. You can see you treat the plant with love. Hugs,Gerry

lbrow by lbrow 07 Mar 2018

Thanks Gerry!

lbrow by lbrow 07 Mar 2018

Thanks Gerry!

by jrob Moderator 07 Mar 2018

How gorgeous it is. I'm so happy you have this beautiful (among others) remembrance of your darling Ron.

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lbrow by lbrow 07 Mar 2018

Thanks Jerrilyn! Spring Revival starts tonight so going to climb back on organ tonight. Amanda has been filling in for me almost 6 months now, time to give her a break. Pray for me!

by katydid 07 Mar 2018

Beautiful! I had one of these once , but managed to kill it with neglect or over water. I don't do well with house plants. I do have a couple 40 yrs + Glad you can still have it. Kay

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lbrow by lbrow 07 Mar 2018

Thank you Kay

by sewdeb 06 Mar 2018

What a beautiful plant and such a wonderful story to go with it. I agree with the others, I'm sure Ron can see this precious plant. Hugs*, Deb

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lbrow by lbrow 07 Mar 2018

Thank you!

by pennifold 06 Mar 2018

WOW! That is one stunning looking plant Miss Lillian. My Mum has these in her garden too, she also is proud of them. As you know my father was called Ron too and he loved his Cacti. Love Chris

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lbrow by lbrow 07 Mar 2018

Thanks Chris!

by graceandham 06 Mar 2018

Time to give some new cuttings. It's lovely and so nice to have a passalong plant with such a long history. Hugs!

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lbrow by lbrow edited 06 Mar 2018

I just potted up a newly rooted one and have another cutting full of roots that needs to be potted up..

by shirley124 06 Mar 2018

Beautiful. hugs

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lbrow by lbrow 06 Mar 2018

Thank you Shirley Lillian

by dragonflyer 06 Mar 2018

So beautiful and such a beautiful story behind the amazing is no wonder that it still flourishes with you loving care....

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lbrow by lbrow 06 Mar 2018

Thanks Kim Lillian

by crafter2243 Moderator 06 Mar 2018

They are amazing plants and you have a green thumb. Now I have to read up how to get a cutting. My neglected Christmas cactus (I had forgotten to water it) bloomed in spite of me a beautiful pink/peach

lbrow by lbrow 06 Mar 2018

Actually I call this color salmon Angie. One of the colors I do not have. They are forgiving. Yours is lovely

gerryvb by gerryvb 07 Mar 2018

yours is beautiful too, and what a lovely colour it has !

by rescuer Moderator 06 Mar 2018

My dear sweet Lillian, I believe he can see it now and I am sure he knows the love and care you give it. May you be blessed with health, comfort, and peace. God loves you and so do I.

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lbrow by lbrow 06 Mar 2018

Thank you so much. Hugs. Lillian