Here is a list eight captivating flowers which bloom only at night. The beauties that come to life in enchanting moonlight.
- Pink evening primrose
Oenothera rosea also known as rosy evening-primrose, rose evening primrose, pink evening primrose, or Rose of Mexico, is a plant native to northern Mexico and Texas.
2. Woodland Tobacco
Nicotiana sylvestris known by the common names woodland tobacco, flowering tobacco, and South American tobacco native to the Andes region in Argentina and Bolivia, in South America.
In Mexican Spanish, the flower is called nardo. This plant is called rajanigandha in India, and sedap malam in Indonesia, both of which mean “fragrant at night”. Rajnigandha,in Tamil, in fact, in most of south India is called “sugandharaja’. It is called kupaloke in Hawaiian. In Nahuatl it is called omixochitl “bone flower”.
4. Orchid Cacti
Epiphyllum, common names for which include climbing cacti, orchid cacti and leaf cacti is native to Central America.
5. Night-scented Stock
Matthiola longipetala, known as Night-scented Stock or Evening Stock is native to North America and Canada.
Mirabilis is known as the four-o’clocks or umbrellaworts mostly found in the Americas.
7. Night blooming Jasmine
Cestrum nocturnum also called as night-blooming jasmine, night-blooming cestrum, lady of the night, queen of the night, night-blooming jessamine, and Hasna Hena is native to the West Indies, but naturalized in South Asia .
8. Queen of the Night
Selenicereus grandiflorus originates from the Antilles, Mexico and Central America and commonly referred to as queen of the night, night-blooming cereus, large-flowered cactus, sweet-scented cactus or vanilla cactus.