alicerules

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Send me as many vibes as you can to grow this incredibly precious cutting I received from an old friend: "you have a grand baby of Lane Berk’s famous night blooming cereus. She plucked it from the hillside of a volcano in Hawaii while there on her honeymoon in 1952. She took it home to Baltimore and it flourished under her love and care and then Betty’s-her housekeeper from 1984. At one time it had 26 flowers on it and regularly bloomed multiple times per year-the smell would wake Lane up. Optional Additions:I was told that the volcano was erupting and she actually ‘saved’ the plant, I was also told that the plant is being studied to see why it’s blooms are so frequent :)" Holy wow what a gift, and I'm so glad I know you after all these years ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️(*edit I got this cute little pot from 👻👻)

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bourbonoutfitters
bourbonoutfitters : This is the content that I’m HERE for. Grow lil baby, grow!!
Feb 2, 2018 17:46 pm
novusrosa
novusrosa : Hey Alice !!!! I have some very very nice volcanic microbiorganisms that I feed into my soil that your plant would love!!! I could drop some off for you sometime!
Feb 2, 2018 17:49 pm
bpalms07
bpalms07 : Rooting powder?
Feb 2, 2018 17:52 pm
taygouldi
taygouldi :
Feb 2, 2018 17:53 pm
brendadeehawkins
brendadeehawkins : I have a night bloomer that I received clippings of it from my grandmother, it is very easy. You’ll do fine. They like cold just no frost or hard freeze.
Feb 2, 2018 17:54 pm
samalamity
samalamity : Oh wow, that's incredibly special. I want a plant with a backstory like that. The closest I have is a donkey tail from the plant my mom has care for since the late 70s, before I was born.
Feb 2, 2018 18:05 pm
earthly_decay
earthly_decay : what a beautiful gift
Feb 2, 2018 18:06 pm
jenn_biscuit
jenn_biscuit : 👐🏼👐🏼👐🏼
Feb 2, 2018 18:08 pm
meg_rutterstokes
meg_rutterstokes : That’s amazing! I have a night-blooming cereus that was a tiny cutting from my grandmother’s plant. That tiny cutting has taken off over the past 7 years and is taking over a room and blooming regularly. You’ve got this!! ❤️👌🏻
Feb 2, 2018 18:13 pm
chellelynn
chellelynn : What a precious gift! Gooood viiiiibes.
Feb 2, 2018 18:22 pm
haycharby
haycharby : That is the coolest backstoryl! Sending all the flower vibes your way 🌌🌱🌌
Feb 2, 2018 18:24 pm
alicerules
alicerules : omg buckles id love that!! Btw are u participating in the ?? I'm a judge!!!
Feb 2, 2018 18:41 pm
stephpierre
stephpierre : how about a precious gift 😍💚
Feb 2, 2018 18:47 pm
drtwaffles
drtwaffles : Grow, baby, grow! 🌱🌱🌱
Feb 2, 2018 18:54 pm
mandyjv
mandyjv : sooo sweet. I hope it grows!
Feb 2, 2018 18:55 pm
alcopela
alcopela : I have a very similar plant growing from a cutting. It's gotten huge in 6 months.
Feb 2, 2018 19:24 pm
novusrosa
novusrosa : not this year but that’ll be fun and you’re gonna get rooooasssteddd lol🤪let me know when you’re around your shop r whatever and I’ll drop that by!!
Feb 2, 2018 20:29 pm
michellecarrier79
michellecarrier79 : I love plants with stories!
Feb 2, 2018 20:56 pm
annaj9577
annaj9577 : No pressure lol
Feb 2, 2018 21:32 pm
jamibobami
jamibobami :
Feb 2, 2018 21:44 pm
suthrncan
suthrncan : ✨🌱✨
Feb 2, 2018 23:57 pm
sannaswanson
sannaswanson : Incredible
Feb 3, 2018 0:15 am
juliana__bauer
juliana__bauer : Green vibes for you and little baby 💚
Feb 3, 2018 0:21 am
tulipoplar
tulipoplar : I inherited a cutting from a dear old friend as well and 12 years later, she still blooms all the time. I find they like to be a little root bound. Makes sense if they grow on a volcano where there isn’t deep soil, I spose.
Feb 3, 2018 0:24 am
applethesailorgirl
applethesailorgirl : My mom had one of these! I hope it grows strong.
Feb 3, 2018 2:30 am
abbibritton_
abbibritton_ :
Feb 3, 2018 2:33 am
a_wanderwoman
a_wanderwoman : flowers of this have incredible fragrance...I'll PM some snaps i got these
Feb 3, 2018 7:34 am
landweed
landweed : What a wonderful gift!!
Feb 3, 2018 7:53 am
_heather_ann18
_heather_ann18 : Queen of the Night! Funky growing plant but the flowers are
Feb 3, 2018 13:07 pm
_heather_ann18
_heather_ann18 : Gorgeous!!
Feb 3, 2018 13:08 pm
shayna_pdx
shayna_pdx : I love it when plants share history with us. I have a “wandering jew” that was my great grandmothers and my husband has a begonia that was his late fathers. They’re family.
Feb 3, 2018 16:55 pm
pnwinkedrn
pnwinkedrn : Ahhh! Epiphylum oxypetalum! They are very easy to grow, incredibly hard to get to bloom—sending lots of good karma!
Feb 3, 2018 17:43 pm
wanderlette
wanderlette : lil cutie! ✨
Feb 3, 2018 17:54 pm
cadensuplita
cadensuplita : Oh my god that plant with the back story and that gorgeous pot. I have a cerus too but it’s still a baby!
Feb 4, 2018 22:14 pm
lemurs_man
lemurs_man : My mom has had hers for at least 10 years. She saves the blooms and puts them in her soups!
Feb 4, 2018 22:45 pm
alexschmalexx
alexschmalexx : Great story! Lane Berk and I went to the same high school ☺️ Sending lots of love for your new baby ♥️🌱🌱
Feb 5, 2018 15:12 pm
ethnoboosts
ethnoboosts : 👐
Feb 6, 2018 3:29 am
littlejennsmall
littlejennsmall : My neighbor gave me a small offshoot of hers, that was her grandma’s, and she invited me over last summer when it bloomed! It’s flourishing in my house. I love it!
Feb 7, 2018 21:46 pm
nolawild.man
nolawild.man : Humm mmm.. 👉😬👈
Feb 9, 2018 14:19 pm
gothicgambols
gothicgambols : What a fascinating backstory. This made me Google your plant and I think you might like this article: https://nyti.ms/2Hq1e6p. Good vibes from me and all of my plants! 🌿💚
Apr 25, 2018 3:15 am
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