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Look At My New Gem :) (Beautifully Colored Thanksgiving Cactus)

Posted by moonwolf Z6 Central PA (My Page) on
Sun, Dec 4, 11 at 15:40

Hi everyone,

Look at what mom bought me today at Wal-Mart. They had quite a few hanging TC's but this one really caught our eyes :). In the sunlight, the flowers look yellow! See for yourself!

Peach/Yellow (?) Thanksgiving Cactus 12/4/11

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(Same bud as the previous one but held my hand up to dim the light)
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The entire plant

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So what do you think? Is this a true yellow TC or have I just found a peach colored one that was grown in high light? I'll let you judge. If someone finds that it's the yellow one, I'll share cuttings in the spring :).

Brad AKA Moonwolf


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RE: Look At My New Gem :) (Beautifully Colored Thanksgiving Cactu

Brad, beautiful TC, but no, not a true yellow. :)
In Pic 3, the front bloom looks yellow, but all others look peach or white..Sorry. Toni


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RE: Look At My New Gem :) (Beautifully Colored Thanksgiving Cactu

Hi Toni,

Thank you :). Hmm, must be the light exposure the plant got before we bought it since the two open blooms on it are a light yellow. It's funny since the buds start out pink, then chage to white and then get splashes of peach as they age. I told mom I'm thinking of calling it a Rainbow or Chameleon Cactus lol. I saw Mike's TC in his thread that he thought was yellow and it has the same coloring as mine. It's such a pretty color though.

Brad AKA Moonwolf


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RE: Look At My New Gem :) (Beautifully Colored Thanksgiving Cactu

Very pretty TC. Our Walmart only has tiny ones, none the size of yours.
Tami


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RE: Look At My New Gem :) (Beautifully Colored Thanksgiving Cactu

Brad!

Blue, yellow, white or peach! It doesn't matter, because what ever you got is just fantastic! What a great Mom you have too! You could be so lucky. It will be in safe hands with you!

Thank you for sharing with us:-)

Mike


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RE: Look At My New Gem :) (Beautifully Colored Thanksgiving Cactu

I suggest you mark those branches with a string or something and when it has finished blooming start some cuttings. Maybe you have a sport.


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RE: Look At My New Gem :) (Beautifully Colored Thanksgiving Cactu

Not 100% sure but i think it is a hybrid called "Golden Girl"
Has Pinkish buds that turn yellow and after the Flowers open yellow as they get older they turn a peachy color after the flowers wilt completely, looks like a mushed up dark peach. I was at my local walmart when they got their shipment in and i found 2 in their mixed group. Greedy me bought them both.LOL
I saw where a nursery in Ohio had it for sale earlier in the year
I ordered 1 from the other nursery to compare, but don't know if i will get it now.
Will let you know if the other 1 comes in'
cliff


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