Christmas cacti, known as Schlumbergera or Zygocactus, blooms at Christmas and also sometimes around Easter if cared for properly. A month prior to Christmas you will be able to watch the tips of the leaves begin to grow and form buds. At Christmas, as if by magic, the buds open to a beautiful flower that will add color and warmth to any holiday season.
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Hippeastrum have large extravagant trumpet shaped blooms on tall thick stems. In general they will produce 2 stems with at least 4 large flowers per stem making an impressive display. Popular around Christmas and New Year, they flower easily and their showy flowers are sure to brighten up any room or Christmas dining table.