My Cute Flowering Cactuses.

A few months back my wife and myself visited a flower nursery just out of our town of Byron Bay and on that particular visit we bought some very unusual cactuses that have been growing very healthy and even flowering up with some amazing pretty little flowers so we had decided to go back to this flower nursery to buy some more of these cute little fellas.


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As we are all aware of having indoor or outdoor cactuses they are a easy plant to take care of with the proper care , been a succulent plant they store water in their stem or foliage and depending on their types only need to be watered every two to three months were as some just need a spray of water ones a week. Never over water them as they will get water logged and die.


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Cactuses as we know come in many shapes and sizes and with the proper care can live for decades with most of them boosting the most amazingly beautiful colored flowers like these ones have shown us , i have never seen such adorable cute flowers almost don't look real till you touch them.


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Once we saw this Star Cactus bloom with this pretty yellow flower it was going on our list to buy a couple more of these ones they are a great indoor cactus sitting happily on our window shelf. Even the ones we saw at the nursery garden on the weekend were blooming it's the season of blooming for them i presume.


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These cactuses are a member of the Feather Cactus but don't be fooled they may look like a soft feathery cactus on top but under them feathers are some pretty sharp spines the feathers are only there acting as a camouflage.


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These little cute cactuses are a species of the Astrophytum asterias and mainly originated from Texas in the United States and Mexico also known as the sand dollar cactus bringing good fortune they say. These cactuses love light and sunny conditions wanting to spend hours in direct sunlight every day.


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These little fellas that actually resemble a small pumpkin only grow to a diameter of 3 to 4 cm and same in height and grow very slow it can take them up to 10 years to get to full growth. These can cost from $10 AUS to $50 AUS depending on there age.


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It was definitely going to be another hard choice in seeing which ones we were going to take home for me , i just love them all mainly the small ones as they are easy to handle and move around the house without any great deal of effort and look great indoors.


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I got to say last time we were in this nursery which was about 3 months ago the lady here told us about this Starfish Cactus which looked no way like any Starfish Cactus to me but she said wait till it blooms in about 3 months time then you will know why it's called the Starfish Cactus and she was right it only just bloomed and i have definitely taken a liking to this cactus it feels like a soft silk flower amazingly beautiful pinkish red color flower my favorite now 😉


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You bought them all? :o
Love the mammillarias!

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We did do a deal with the lady and bought several of them it all worked out great 😉

Love the mammillarias also they can look like little pineapples or corn-cob 😄

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All these cacti are amazing, and their flowers are even more amazing! I especially liked the little white flower and red. She really looks like a starfish! I also have a cactus and it blooms with light pink flowers.🌵🌷

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Thank you @darine.darine , i was really amazed that these cactuses can have such beautiful flowers and your one is very pretty also when my friends look at them they think they are plastic not real till they touch them.

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Hi @kohsamui99, beautiful variety of cactus and their flowers, various types, shapes and sizes, great.

Thanks for sharing your experience. Congratulations

Regards

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how are you dear friend @ kohsamui99 good morning
What a beautiful collection of captus and succulents, I would love to have a collection like this in my garden
I really appreciate that you let us know this beautiful collection
have a great day

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Thank you @jlufer , i really love them myself but it's my wife that takes care of them more then me.

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Wow! Cactuses!!! I lived in Arizona for a short time and I won't get another cactus as long as I live!!! Except a Christmas/Easter Cactus!

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Haha , i know what you mean i don't mind the smaller ones as long as i don't have to take care of them.

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