Plants with nocturnal activities

Learn how the Moon and the Sun influence plants in different ways in “Plants with nocturnal activities”.

The moon and the sun influence plants in different ways, some species only bloom at night like the Blooming cereus, or emit scents at night and in the evening to attract pollinating insects; some like the sunflower and the cosmos follow the path of the sun with a movement called heliotropism that is a reaction to the stimulus produced by sunlight, orienting the leaves, stems or flowers towards it.

Each species of plant is influenced differently by the light of the moon and the sun.