This is one of the most cultivated species of cactus in the genus, with magnificent perfumed
flowers that only open after dark and with each flower only lasting the
one night. The blooms on some plants have been as large a dinner plates.
Can be grown from shady to full sun, but likes partial sun.
species Epiphyllum oxypetalum is one
of 19 species of Epiphyllum (upon the leaf in Greek), of epiphytic plants in the cactus family (Cactaceae).