S: Cactus Flower 2012
FC: Cactus Flower 2012
1: The cactus flower blooms for one day each year. This group of cactus bloomed over a three day period. | These were the first to bloom.
3: At the end of the day, the flowers began to close up and wilt. | At night, the new flowers began to bloom.
4: The following shots were taken in 15 minute increments
5: The flowers are slowly opening
8: The flowers were fully blooming from midnight to mid-day.