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by rodsmith
Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Schlumbergera truncata
Replies: 2
Views: 106

Re: Schlumbergera truncata

Beautiful :grin:
by rodsmith
Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello!!
Replies: 3
Views: 20

Re: Hello!!

Very colourful and impressive. Welcome to the forum.
by rodsmith
Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Lithops lesliei
Replies: 3
Views: 154

Re: Lithops lesliei

Lovely flower, lovely photo - as ever, Christer.
by rodsmith
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Three stages of a lithops flower
Replies: 4
Views: 236

Re: Three stages of a lithops flower

Very pretty! Did you focus-stack? I didn't use focus stack. I have used it but have never really got to grips with the various options. The photos were taken with various stop settings - f4.5, f8 and f22. I twist up the petals when they are thoroughly limp, or they tend to stick to the bodies and m...
by rodsmith
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Surrey!
Replies: 3
Views: 119

Re: Hello from Surrey!

Welcome to the forum, Fiona. It has certainly been a very good year for our plants but I suppose we can't expect a repeat for some time to come. But you never know.
by rodsmith
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Three stages of a lithops flower
Replies: 4
Views: 236

Three stages of a lithops flower

I think the flowers on my L. hookeri v.Dabneri look attractive even when well spent. Incidentally, I've discovered that we can upload much larger JPEG pictures now. These are all near to 3 MB in size. Lithops hookeri v. Dabneri flowers 18 September 2018.JPG Lithops hookeri var. dabneri flowers 7 Oct...
by rodsmith
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Transplanting Lithops seedlings
Replies: 5
Views: 210

Re: Transplanting Lithops seedlings

I would wait until next April. They will be happy where they are during the winter months and repotting them when in the dormant season isn't a good idea. They look to be in fine condition.
by rodsmith
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: A nice display
Replies: 5
Views: 231

Re: A nice display

Thanks all for your comments. Having looked at some photos online, Terry, I think you're right. I bought it from a branch auction several years ago and it was described as C. scitulum (minimum). I'll have to alter the label and my records. I didn't notice any scent but my sense of smell is not what ...
by rodsmith
Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: A nice display
Replies: 5
Views: 231

A nice display

My Conophytum scitulum is in almost full bloom this evening - just a few buds still to open. I brought it indoors as it failed to open in the conservatory yesterday. It must appreciate the extra warmth.

Conophytum scitulum flowers 7 October 2018.jpg
by rodsmith
Sun Oct 07, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Escheveria and Crassula ID please
Replies: 8
Views: 229

Re: Escheveria and Crassula ID please

Echeveria (as indicated by Diane), not Escheveria. :wink: