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Queen of the Night
Public blooming 

During a performance at Kalmar Konstmuseum i staged the bloom of the Queen of the Night (Selenicereus grandiflorus) - a cactus species, very well known among potted plant hobbyists. A Queen of the Night bud blooms during one night only.It comes with a fragent reminding of orange-blossoms or vanilla. In the morning the flower withers.

The owner of a Queen of the Nigth about to burst out used to invite her neighbours and friends for coffee, and experience the nightly bloom toghether. This custom has been known in Sweden since the latter half of the 19th century.