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Hylocereus undalatus - Dragon Fruit / Red Pitaya


Hylocereus undalatus - Dragon Fruit / Red Pitaya (Hylocereus undalatus - Dragon Fruit / Red Pitaya)

My Dragon fruit bloomed again last night. Photo taken Oct. 12, 2009



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That's a brilliant bloom - does it get many blooms at once?

13 Oct, 2009

 

Wow, what a wonderful flower, i love it !
That's a great picture of it Delonix.

13 Oct, 2009

 

Nearly everyday since i have joined this site i have seen something new to amaze. This is one of the most unusual but lovely flowers i have seen.
Is this the equivalent of our passion fruit or nothing like it??

13 Oct, 2009

 

Great flower. Is it the plant that produces the pink Dragonfruits?

13 Oct, 2009

 

Wow....that is beautiful........I love it........

13 Oct, 2009

 

Bernieh:

No. It should have many blooms...however, it is growing under the 80 foot/ 25 meters tall Araucaria heterophylla - Norfolk Island Pine. It's too shady to produce much flowers and any fruit.

Louise1:

Thanks!

Mushybanna:

It's nothing like a passion fruit. Its fruits are very strange looking...and the plant is a vining cactus. I have posted pics of dragon fruits growing around San Diego in the past. I'll repost another to show you what the fruit looks like.

Pipsqueak:

Thanks!

The dragon fruit can be pink or red and even purple...it depends on the variety.

13 Oct, 2009

 

Thats beautiful Delonix....

13 Oct, 2009

 

what a very unusual flower,lovely.

14 Oct, 2009

 

Gorgeous flower!

14 Oct, 2009

 

Thanks everyone. : > )

15 Oct, 2009

 

the flower is as amazing as the fruit. im sure it would like my new green house...;-))

16 Oct, 2009

 

Sandra:

I'm sure it would. They are very easy to grow.
My plant is severely neglected...receiving no water at all.

17 Oct, 2009

 

I have had the fruit, but never seen the plant. I had no idea the flowers were so amazing. I guess the fruit should have been a clue.

20 Oct, 2009

 

Mamagem:

Yes, I like the fruit and the drink also.

21 Oct, 2009



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