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by iann
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Lithops flowers 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 594

Re: Lithops flowers 2018

Getting there. This one will have straw-coloured flowers, the pink ones have no sign of buds yet.
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by iann
Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: BBC news website
Replies: 19
Views: 683

Re: BBC news website

This one is more correct. Because it hardly has any words! Just pretty pictures of the flower bloom in South Africa, mostly succulents, no cacti.
by iann
Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Strange black dots on my Echinocereus Klapperi
Replies: 5
Views: 224

Re: Strange black dots on my Echinocereus Klapperi

Spider droppings won't be loose. Caterpillar frass tends to be like tiny sheep droppings, loose black pellets.
by iann
Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Some Lithops oddities
Replies: 6
Views: 451

Re: Some Lithops oddities

It broke out through the base because the leaves are rather tall. Might be interesting to see where next years leaves come though.
by iann
Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Lithops flowers 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 594

Re: Lithops flowers 2018

Haven't seen any L. verruculosa yet, in any colour.
by iann
Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: sunburnt seedlings
Replies: 4
Views: 285

Re: sunburnt seedlings

I still think you've got a pot of perfectly healthy Gymnocalycium seedlings with the wrong label in ;)
by iann
Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: 'tis the season to be yellow
Replies: 2
Views: 166

'tis the season to be yellow

There are a few white Lithops flowers, but the yellow ones are looking best at the moment. Lithops gesineae, very strong yellow not completely captured in the twilight gesineae-0912.jpg Lithops otzeniana, nice big flowers with white middles otzeniana-0912.jpg I think that's L. schwantesii under ther...
by iann
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cat litter and watering frequency for cacti
Replies: 9
Views: 459

Re: Cat litter and watering frequency for cacti

So you do agree with me, then. You say it holds more water, but it evaporates faster. Easy enough to stop it evaporating if you wanted to.
by iann
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: A few late (or early) flowers
Replies: 2
Views: 101

Re: A few late (or early) flowers

The Conophytum is just about perfect. Are there any shows you can get to?
by iann
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Strange black dots on my Echinocereus Klapperi
Replies: 5
Views: 224

Re: Strange black dots on my Echinocereus Klapperi

Spider droppings? Or some other insect? Can't really tell from the photos.