The 'Freaky Flowers' Feed @echinopsisfreak avatarThe 'Freaky Flowers' Feed

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Hello … Today we have twin “Windago” flowers showing off. These flowers are a great example of the many types of Echinopsis blooms that have colors so intense they’re really impossible to image accurately. Even though the colors remain over-saturated at times in these clips, I’ve already cut the actual saturation by close to 40%. This is typical of what has to happen with many of these amazing plants. “Photoshopping” means reducing the vibrance and saturation of reality … often dramaticallly … vs. pumping it up. “Windago” flowers are 13cm/5” in diameter once open. Each clips shows about 9 hours of blooming action. Hope you enjoy and have a great week coming up. #cactus #cactusflower #echinopsis #echinopsisfreak #timelapse #flower #fleur #flores #blumen


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Hello! Today we have 5 flowers on Echinopsis "Smurzianus” … a species vs. most of the other hybrids seen here. Each flower is about 4”/14cm wide when fully open. Each clip shows about 60 hours of blooming and wilting activity. These flowers last about 2 days … partially closing and reopening the second night before wilting. Hope you enjoy and have a great week ahead! #cactus #echinopsis #species #white #cactusflower #timelapse #echinopsisfreak #flower #flores #blumen #fleur


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Hello! Today we have “Magic Eyes” a gorgeous flower that’s 5”/13 cm in diameter once open. 8 hours of blooming action in each clip. Hope you enjoy and have a great week coming up. Best! #echinopsis #trichocereus #flower #timelapse #fleur #flores #blumen #cactus #cactusflowers #succulove #Echinopsisfreak #magic #eyes


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Wait for it … yes, that expression has gone out of style. But if you wait for it, the last clip in this montage is a close up of petals rolling up as they wilt … fascinating behavior. This incredible Echinopsis is a “La Lania” hybrid … each of the 8 flowers is 20 cm/8” in diameter once fully open. Each clip captures 3 days of blooming and wilting action. Some early fireworks for the 4th. Not just the explosion of blooming, but also similar in how the firework fades away with the wilting. At least I feel that way. Hope you enjoy and have a great week coming up!! #timelapse #echinopsis #trichocereus #cactus #flower #fleur #flores #blumen #cactusflower #bloom #wilt #fireworks #4thofJuly


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Hello there and Happy Father’s Day to all Dads out there! Today we have 3 “Dione” flowers blooming. They’re over 15 cm/6” in diameter once fully open. Each clips shows about 8 hours of blooming action compressed into a few seconds. Hope you enjoy and have a great week coming up.
#Dione #Echinopsis #Cactus #Cactusflower #Timelapse #Flower #Pink #Flores #Fleur #Blumen #Echinopsisfreak


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Hello! Today we have a single “Apricot Glow” flower opening. I love how the color that give this beauty its name reveals itself as the flower opens. The flower is 4.5”/12 cm in diameter once fully open. Each clip shows ~8 hours of blooming action in a few seconds. Hope you enjoy and have a great week ahead! #cactus #cactusflower #echinopsisfreak #echinopsis #trichocereus #timelapse #flower #fleur #flores #blummen #abricot #apricot #glow


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Hello! Today we have two “Fascination” flowers shot from two angles as they open. Each is 13 cm/5” in diameter once fully open. Each clip shows 10 hours of blooming action smooshed into a few seconds. Hope you enjoy! And hope you have a great week ahead.

#cactus #echinopsis #fascination #timelapse #flower #fleur #flores #blumen #cactusflower #echinopsisfreak


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Happy Mother’s Day to all Mom’s near and far! How about some cactus blooms to celebrate the day? These beauties from an unnamed hybrid are 6”/15 cm in diameter once open. Each clips shows ~8 hours of blooming action in a few seconds. Have a great Mother’s Day and a great week coming up. Blooming season as been off to a quite ho hum start so far this year, perhaps due to our coolish spring. Hoping things will be picking up over the next month. Best!! #ThanksMom! #Echinopsis #Cactus #Timelapse #Echinopsisfreak #Flower #Fleur #Flores #Blumen


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Hi there! Today we have a single ‘Scheherazade’ flower blooming. ’Scheherzade’ is one of the dozens of amazing creations of hybridizer Bob Schick and one of the first Schick hybrids to open each spring. The flower is ~3”/8 cm once fully open. Each clip shows 10 hours of blooming action compressed into a few seconds. Hope you enjoy and hope you have a great week coming up! #cactus #echinopsis #timelapse #flower #fleur #flores #blumen #kaktus


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Hello! It’s finally the 2018 blooming season for Echinopsis here in Florida in the US. I’m glad to kick off the new year of posting with one of the most famous of all Echinopsis … “Flying Saucer,” a hybrid developed by the great Hans Britsch. Each of these massive beauties is almost 23 cm/9” in diameter once opened. Each clips shows over 2 days of flower blooming/wilting compressed into a few seconds. Four flowers bloom the first evening and then more do the second evening. Hope you are well and very best wishes to you all! #Echinopsis #FlyingSaucer #Trichocereus #EchinopsisFreak #flower #bloomen #fleur #flores #cactus #kactus #timelapse


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Hi there! Today we have six amazing “Icon” flowers in bloom. Each is 5”/13cm across once open. And amazing combination of pinks and whites in a uniquely shaped flower. For those of you in the US, best wishes for a wonderful Thanksgiving. And to all best wishes for a wonderful rest of November. (As blooming season is over, I’m nursing a few remaining new captures so I will have content to post over the coming months until blooming restarts next April.) #cactus #echinopsis #icon #flower #fleur #flores #blumen #timelapse


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Zombie cacti? Yes. Complete with a clip of spooky music 🔊from O$P$. Yes, it’s zombie-lapse time of year 🎃 when cacti flowers come back from the dead. A little over the top. Okay, a lot over the top. But hope you enjoy anyway. Have a great week! #zombie #halloween #zombielapse #cactus #echinopsis #timelapse #O$P$ #flower #fleur #flores #blumen #spooky


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