Cereus plants (Hylocerus undatus) are grown as tropical houseplants, but can be planted outside in warm climates with mild winter weather. It is native to the Sonora Desert down to South America. This spineless cactus with large, fragrant blossoms need warm temperatures.
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Karen Carter has spent the last three years working as a technology specialist in the public school system. This position included hardware/software installation, customer support, and writing training manuals. She also spent four years as a newspaper editor/reporter at the Willapa Harbor Herald.