The Cereus night bloom is an invasive species of cactus that thrives in warm climates such as Florida. Once a year it has beautiful white or red flowers that bloom at night (hence the name). This plant is in the same family of cactus that produces Dragon fruit.
Most people in Florida will kill them before they take over and kill their trees. People who do like This plant use them as plant decorations on mailboxes or the side of their house since the Night Bloom latches on like vines.