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by rodsmith
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: June 2019 - Flowers
Replies: 20
Views: 517

Re: June 2019 - Flowers

A night bloomer - Echinopsis obrepanda var. purpurea V121 First three photos taken at 10.30 pm on 15 June. The last one the following morning. Echinopsis obrepanda var. purpurea V121 flower 15 June 2019 (1).JPG Echinopsis obrepanda var. purpurea V121 flower 15 June 2019 (2).JPG Echinopsis obrepanda ...
by rodsmith
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Travelogues
Topic: Isles of Scilly
Replies: 7
Views: 147

Re: Isles of Scilly

Luxuriant growth (and I don't mean DK). Thanks for posting these photos.
by rodsmith
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: June 2019 - Flowers
Replies: 20
Views: 517

Re: June 2019 - Flowers

NickHitchcock wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:03 pm
Rod and anTTun really great flowers and photos.
Thanks (tu)
by rodsmith
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: June 2019 - Flowers
Replies: 20
Views: 517

Re: June 2019 - Flowers

AnTTun wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:12 pm
Thank you Rod. I'm not 'into flowers' but I admit I've enjoyed this one. Still, your notocactus and neoporteria are quite (more) a joy for everyone's eyes.
Thank you.
by rodsmith
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: June 2019 - Flowers
Replies: 20
Views: 517

Re: June 2019 - Flowers

That's a beauty, AnTTun.
by rodsmith
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Monthly Photo Competitions
Topic: June 2019 - Flowers
Replies: 20
Views: 517

Re: June 2019 - Flowers

Here are some of mine from this year so far. Turbinicarpus sphacelatus flower 3 June 2019.JPG Notocactus rauschii flowers 9 June 2019 (1).JPG Neoporteria napina flowers 3 June 2019 (2).JPG Stenocactus crispatus flower 14 May 2019.JPG Rebutia steinmanii flowers 20 May 2019 (1).JPG Rebutia steinbachii...
by rodsmith
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Caution: Leaf-cutter Bees
Replies: 8
Views: 331

Re: Caution: Leaf-cutter Bees

I agree they are a nuisance with their tunneling. I had one busying itself in one of my gymnos a few years ago. But they are fascinating to watch as they have an unerring locatory sense, both in arriving at the same plant each time and in exiting through the same open window. Unlike bumblebees! Yes...
by rodsmith
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Caution: Leaf-cutter Bees
Replies: 8
Views: 331

Re: Caution: Leaf-cutter Bees

I agree they are a nuisance with their tunneling. I had one busying itself in one of my gymnos a few years ago. But they are fascinating to watch as they have an unerring locatory sense, both in arriving at the same plant each time and in exiting through the same open window.
by rodsmith
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Chamaecereus
Replies: 7
Views: 349

Re: Chamaecereus

The plants look identical. Interesting differences in the petals.
by rodsmith
Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Greenhouse flowers
Replies: 38
Views: 928

Re: Greenhouse flowers

What a magnificent display, Sylvia. Thanks for the chance to see it.