Early morning reveals the night flowering of our cactus. The daylight show lasts for only a few hours before the flowers close and die. During the early stages of the wet season the cactus may undergo several flowering phases lasting for up to a week
The saguaro cactus of the Sanoran Desert can grow to be 50 to 60 feet to 18 m) in height and live upwards of 200 years. And when their creamy white flowers begin to bloom in early May and fill the desert landscape, the sight is spectacular.