Monday, April 18, 2016

Showing Off


I spotted this beauty by the side of the road on a residential street in Paradise Valley.  What a show-off.  Displaying all those blooms at one time it managed to stop me in my tracks.  I believe this is an Argentinian Giant but, I don't believe I've ever seen one with yellow blooms before.  Simply majestic.

15 comments:

Steve Reed said...

That IS dramatic! I wonder if they feed it something to get it to bloom so profusely. Do cacti need fertilizer? I don't even know!

Karl Demetz said...

Wow, what a magnificence !

Gunn said...

Wow, and my two small ones inside, looks even smaller when I look at this beautiful one OUTSIDE where you are living.

But one day I hope mine will grow and be big, with to without flowers.

William Kendall said...

That's a showstopper for blooms, isn't it?

Halcyon said...

Really beautiful!

Jacob said...

Stunning! I can see why it became a subject for your camera!

Catalyst said...

Spectacular!

cieldequimper said...

Oh my goodness, I had no clue they bloomed like dahlias! Marvellous!

RedPat said...

I'm impressed!
The red paint on the sidewalks was some kind of marking to show where utility lines are buried under the sidewalk - probably some kind of construction going to happen!

Christine said...

No wonder you stopped for a photo! Everything is on display!

Lois said...

Gorgeous shade of yellow! I'm glad you stopped.

Bob Crowe said...

The blooms are from the cactus? Wow. We've been to some arid parts of Argentina bit never seen anything like this.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Stunning! Talk about a splash of exotic sunshine Sharon.. Love seeing your blooming cactii!

Kate said...

This is a remarkable growth and bouquet!

Jack said...

Wow! I am no cactus expert, but I know I have never seen so many blooms at one time or such big blooms.