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June 2017 - Unusual Flowers

Postby Chris L » Sun Jun 04, 2017 7:30 am

I am going to pick this time unusual flowers.

This can be any weird flower that looks different to a normal flower, a flower with an unusual design, or a flower from a genus that we don't see very often (maybe a first time genus flower for you).
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Re: June 2017 - Unusual Flowers

Postby Jim_Mercer » Sun Jun 04, 2017 1:05 pm

Hope this qualifies as unusual - the subtle shades of Pachyphytum compactum
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Re: June 2017 - Unusual Flowers

Postby Chris L » Sun Jun 04, 2017 1:17 pm

I thought of this topic because this has flowered yesterday/today. Never had a Mila flower before. I've also spotted the mealy bug lurking near the top-right of the picture. :wink:

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Mila longispina


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Mila longispina
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Re: June 2017 - Unusual Flowers

Postby rodsmith » Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:11 pm

Here is my dishevelled Faucaria tigrina bloom last November.

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Re: June 2017 - Unusual Flowers

Postby Liz M » Wed Jun 28, 2017 6:06 pm

These are my most unusual flowers at the moment.
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Echeveria longisissima

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Sedum suaveolens


For some reason I could not load them at <500KB file size, so had to take them down to about 250KB.
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Re: June 2017 - Unusual Flowers

Postby rodsmith » Wed Jun 28, 2017 7:49 pm

Liz M wrote:For some reason I could not load them at <500KB file size, so had to take them down to about 250KB.

This happened to me the other day, Liz. I usually have no problem with JPG files of 500KB or thereabouts but I had to reduce a couple recently to a much lower size. :???:
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Re: June 2017 - Unusual Flowers

Postby Sheila » Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:06 pm

Hi,
Last minute again I'm afraid. I don't think we see many of these flowers on the forum, so I hope it counts as unusual.

I will also add that I cannot claim any credit for flowering this, as it was in bud when I bought it, and I had only had it about a week when I took the picture.

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Re: June 2017 - Unusual Flowers

Postby Chris L » Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:15 am

Photos a bit thin on the ground again :sad:

I am going to pick Sheila as the winner.
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Re: June 2017 - Unusual Flowers

Postby Sheila » Sun Jul 02, 2017 4:13 pm

Hi,

Thank you Chris. I'll start a new thread with the topic for July.
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