A first for me- Othonna protecta

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Ernie
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A first for me- Othonna protecta

Post by Ernie » Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:53 pm

In flower this morning. During the last 50 year or so collecting I have never had Othonna protecta in my collections.
I got this one earlier this year from someone in Holland. Its in flower and growing well.
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Re: A first for me- Othonna protecta

Post by conolady » Mon Nov 12, 2018 3:01 pm

I haven't got that one either. Really nice and a treat to see it flowering. Lucky you!
First it was orchids, then, since c.2004, cacti and succulents. I'm into South African plants, mainly conos, lithops and haworhias, with a few cacti, especially 'posh' mamms, turbs and other smalls.
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Re: A first for me- Othonna protecta

Post by Geoff Lovell » Mon Nov 12, 2018 3:21 pm

Well done Ernie.
Founder member BCSS # 32426,
Growing Cacti and Succulents for over 40 years,
mixed collection but prefer succulents particularly caudiciforms.
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Re: A first for me- Othonna protecta

Post by ralphrmartin » Mon Nov 12, 2018 5:01 pm

That's a nicely shaped plant. One or two of my Othonnas have been flowering too...
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