While dashing Nico off to school with 5 minutes before the bell was to ring, I had to stop. Making an executive decision, “Nico wait in the car while I take this photo.” I quickly pulled over, rummaged through my purse, while pulling out my camera I flicked it on to not waste a moment.
This gorgeous, huge white flower was in full bloom! It only blooms for 24 hours and then never seen again. It is the night-blooming Cereus or the Hylocereus undatus for those of you who read Latin and would like to be specific. So without further ado as the flower speaks for itself, here it is.