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Tohono Chul Park Bloom Night is TONIGHT

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Tohono Chul Park announced Bloom Night. The park is open from 6 PM to midnight today, Friday July 11th.

The park has one of the largest collections of the night-blooming cereus Peniocereus greggii. This plant looks like an unimpressive stick through much of the year. But one summer night a year each plant produces showy, large white flowers in the evening hours. On that night Tohono Chul Park opens for the evening so people can enjoy the sights and smells of this unique desert plant. 

The park as also open late Thursday night. Send you pictures to See It, Snap It, Send It by simply e-mailing pics@TucsonNewsNow.com.





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