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Fun-loving, free-spirited, playful feelings are conveyed by the whimsical floral palette, which is characterized by flowers in bold, contrasting colors. Floral arrangements featuring these hues set an upbeat tone and are ideal for birthdays, graduations, promotions and other celebrations.
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Common names: zygocactus, Christmas cactus
Description: Named for its blooming season, these cacti have individual stem joints that are 1 to 1 1/2 inches long. Satiny, many-petaled flowers hang from pendulous branches, making them lovely blooming plants. Colors include lavender, purple, pink, red and white. They grow 1 to 1 1/2 feet high.
Special care: These blooming plants thrive in bright indirect light. Night temperatures should be no lower than 55 F/13 C. Keep the soil evenly moistened, and fertilize every two weeks while flowering. Keep humidity levels medium to high. Watch for wilt diseases and spider mites.
Ask your florist about plants.