Buds of cereus plant just a couple of days before the bloom. The flowers begin to open around 7pm and reach a bloom at around 9pm. The plant blooms twice a year. The flowers bloom only for a night .
Velvety spikes all around The cereus bud above the ground Emerging from the laden leaf Just before the flower’s release Expectant and pink pregnant Holding heavenly charm at inner end Sikiladi
It pokes! It pierces! It gives you cuts and hurts! Yet Like a mother, It gives care to it's bud! Harsh exterior just a cover, A safeguard measure for it's flower! Succulent supple! Thorny tentacled! Storage fluid within so gentle! Sikiladi
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