Thanksgiving cactus get their common name because they bloom in November. Plants are often confused with another popular holiday succulent, the Christmas cactus, that blooms in December. These two species are related, but their foliage and flowering times are different, and neither is a true cactus. Both are epiphytes, native to the tropical coasts of Brazil where they can be found growing in trees or from cracks in rocks. Hummingbirds help pollinate these plants in nature. Makes a low-maintenance houseplant, perfect for anyone new to caring for plants.
Perfect for growing in a pot near a bright window indoors, or outdoors in the summer on a shaded deck, patio, or porch. Potted Schlumbergera grown outdoors in the summer can be brought back inside when temperatures are expected to fall below 50°F (10°C). Can be grown outdoors year-round in frost-free climates, in a pot or in the ground.