A blooming cactus for Thanksgiving & Christmas

Schlumbergera sp., commonly called Christmas cactus, is found in the Cactaceae family.  It is native to the mountains of southeastern Brazil. There are several blooming right now in the Tucker greenhouse in the succulent room on the north bench.

Schlumbergera sp. Cactaceae family

Schlumbergera sp. Cactaceae family

image of a blooming cactus

Two different Christmas cactus plants