Night-blooming

Night´-bloom`ing


a.1.Blooming in the night.
Night-blooming cereus
(Bot.) See Note under Cereus.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Manhattan, the night-blooming cereus, was beginning to unfold its dead-white, heavy-odoured petals.
rich blooms 1 VIKTOR & ROLF FLOWERBOMB MIDNIGHT PS61 (was PS71) for 50ml, Debenhams VIKTOR & Rolf's muchloved Flowerbomb gets a nocturnal makeover with this darkly decadent new edition, which marries night-blooming jasmine with patchouli, a pinch of pepper and a squeeze of blackcurrant.
rich blooms 1 VIKTOR & ROLF FLOWERBOMB MIDNIGHT PS61 (was PS71) for 50ml, Debenhams VIKTOR & Rolf's muchloved Flowerbomb gets a edition, which marries night-blooming jasmine with patchouli, a pinch of pepper and a squeeze of blackcurrant.
"It was almost 11 o'clock, and it was raining and nobody else was out " and I just got the impression he just wanted to share it with someone," Randall said in an interview."It really shimmered with potential for surprise." It turned out to be a night-blooming cereus, a blanket term for around a dozen species of cactuses that produce flowers that only bloom at night.
Many in this night-blooming crowd stayed on for the afterparty.
Behind them is the immaculate landscape of a Southern California mini-palace, so verdant and lush (drought be damned) you can practically smell the night-blooming jasmine.
For example, evenings are the best time for visitors to see bats and fireflies; hear katydids, frogs, and owls; and smell night-blooming flowers.
A few stems of night-blooming jasmine or frangipani cast a net of intoxicating fragrance all over an entrance hall or courtyard.
They range from an exquisite night-blooming cereus to an arrangement of spent orchid petals organized in a grouping called "Orchids Squared."
FROM THE COOL MOONLIGHT, to the soft sounds of nocturnal birds, to the scent of night-blooming flowers, the most magical time to enjoy your garden may be at night.
3 | SAGUARO These night-blooming cactus flowers last for only 24 hours, but the bees catch them to create a rich, mellow honey that reminds us of taffy.