Anyone familiar with Rhipsalis mesembryanthemoides?

odyssey3(7 noVA)October 30, 2012

Thanks to the Name That Plant forum, I've learned that my mystery plant is a Rhipsalis mesembryanthemoides. I had no idea it was a cactus. I bought it at HD--they rarely have a plant that I have never seen before, and I had no idea what this was, so I had to get it. Got it last Fall I think. I put it outside for summer in shade, but think wherever sun got to it, it scorched the leaves.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
greenlarry(UK 8/9)

Wow that is a cool plant! Congrats on the ID!

    Bookmark   October 30, 2012 at 8:28PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
odyssey3(7 noVA)

Thanks Larry! I don't know why I was so lazy and didn't post a picture earlier in the Name That Plant forum. One of the neatest things about this plant is that it gets teeny white flowers along the stem in winter.

Where in the UK are you? My DH is from Lancashire and I love visiting Gordon Riggs garden centers when we go back. I got a Haws watering can there that I use all the time, and another that I don't but it was just so cute in pink.

    Bookmark   October 30, 2012 at 10:28PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
greenlarry(UK 8/9)

Odyssey Im in the north east, Darlington. Lancashire is in the north west-just a across the way.

    Bookmark   October 31, 2012 at 6:55AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL(8B AL)

Never seen that before either. Cool!

    Bookmark   October 31, 2012 at 10:39AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
odyssey3(7 noVA)

Larry--ah, just across the lovely Dales.

It is a pretty neat plant purple!

    Bookmark   October 31, 2012 at 11:01AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Money tree problems
Hi, I'm having some trouble with my Money Tree. It...
jl108
Why does my anthirium want to commit suicide?
This is my anthirium and it is slowly dying? Judging...
sturmzie
Fiddle Leaf Fig & Baby Jade help...
I've had this fiddle leaf fig for about a year. Why...
sjhermann
Pachira browning
Hi, all! My Pachira needs help. The trunk is not soft...
deborahsab
Is my pothos dying?
I bought a beautiful verigated pothos a few weeks ago...
Avantika
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™