You've probably tired of my succulents by this time. I promise this will be the last post showing THIS particular plant and its buds and blooms. You saw the buds developing into balloon-like buds a few days ago. Well, the next day there were blooms, and those blooms lasted for only one day. So lucky for you I had my camera. Sorry to have my wrinkly hand in these shots, but the other option was to get down on my back and shoot up.
Here are the blooms. And the flies. Did I forget to mention there is also a smell?
And here is another perfect bloom on the other side of the plant: