The night-blooming cereus, Selenicereus grandiflorus, is a member of the cactus family and blooms at night for only a few days in June. The flowers last less than a day.
The plant, called the “queen of the night,” is well adapted to central Florida’s hot and humid environment.
These images from the Crescent Heights neighborhood in St. Petersburg were made at 10 p.m. and are a time exposure of five seconds lit with an LED light.
Bob Croslin is a photographer based in St. Petersburg, Florida. See more of his work at bobcroslin.com.