|The flowers open up at dusk, are totally open at about 10 pm and they are finished in the morning.
The flower below was about 1 foot ! in diameter when it was fully open and had a very nice fragrance
|September 6.1999 the pictures below were taken last year
courtesy of Yu-Ching Pan
|E.oxypetalum ( the two large red pots) is growing nicely over the summer in our backyard - in full sun. The plants seem to enjoy the unusual amount of rain this year. The picture on the right was taken August 2, at this time several buds are developing.
(August 17.2000 follow this link to their opening event: E.oxypetalum2000
see below, this one is ( from the pot on the right) about to open up, perhaps in a day or two.
( It poured buckets.....)