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by rodsmith
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Please can I have some more
Replies: 6
Views: 451

Re: Please can I have some more

Lovely flower - well done to catch it before it closed. The plant looks in very good condition.
by rodsmith
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: 2018 North West Mesemb Show pictures
Replies: 2
Views: 287

Re: 2018 North West Mesemb Show pictures

A wonderful series of photos. Thanks for this, Chris.
by rodsmith
Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Schlumbergera truncata
Replies: 3
Views: 284

Re: Schlumbergera truncata

Beautiful :grin:
by rodsmith
Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello!!
Replies: 7
Views: 129

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: 242

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: 338

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: 299

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: 338

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: 310

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: 270

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 ...