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by iann
Wed Jun 20, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: That Avonia is off again
Replies: 13
Views: 492

Re: That Avonia is off again

The flowers only last a few hours on one day, yet they do a very good job of coordinating themselves.
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by iann
Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Someone didn't get the memo
Replies: 6
Views: 554

Re: Someone didn't get the memo

Both Mammillarias, but obviously with different approaches to getting pollinated:
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by iann
Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: A not-co-common Mammillaria
Replies: 9
Views: 400

Re: A not-co-common Mammillaria

Another one of the same type, M. blossfeldiana. Nice and compact, plus the big flowers.
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by iann
Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Lithops capsules ID
Replies: 13
Views: 1038

Re: Lithops capsules ID

So, Lithops aucampiae?
by iann
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Parodia Roseobutia
Replies: 5
Views: 238

Re: Parodia Roseobutia

Tony R wrote:Presumably what was Notocactus roseoluteus which got sunk under Parodia mammulosa?
Lovely flowers (tu)

Yes, some of the prettiest flowers.
by iann
Sun Jun 17, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: How to make a clump of Pediocactus simpsonii
Replies: 3
Views: 218

Re: How to make a clump of Pediocactus simpsonii

I don't know what damaged it. I'd guess at mites, but nothing obvious on this particular plant. Thrips are not common on my cacti, in fact almost unheard of, but they damage a handful of Lithops every year so they're around.
by iann
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Help with cacti
Replies: 2
Views: 222

Re: Help with cacti

The basics are the same, at least the same as summer-growing succulents. Cacti tend to need less water, or less often, than most leafy succulents. One per week is probably too often in summer. Often no water at all over winter, perhaps small cacti in centrally-heated conditions might need a sip. Usu...
by iann
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: MSG Bulletin
Replies: 72
Views: 4527

Re: MSG Bulletin

MSG Bulletin » Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:13 pm We have paid for a better service for all the non-UK members' Bulletins to be sent and I will be interested to know when they arrive... Suzanne My Volume 32/Number 2/2018 MSG Bulletin has just arrived. Hope this helps you and maybe the "better service&qu...
by iann
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: A not-co-common Mammillaria
Replies: 9
Views: 400

A not-co-common Mammillaria

Don't see Mammillaria boolii about too much. It isn't exactly a looker, but it does have nice flowers.
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by iann
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: A freak among freaks
Replies: 9
Views: 718

Re: A freak among freaks

Its a shame that multi-headed L. steineckeana become a bit fragile, because I like the look of this one.
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