May 2018 - Gloss

May 2017 - May Blossom
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May 2018 - Gloss

Postby rodsmith » Wed May 02, 2018 3:41 pm

The subject for May is "gloss", that is cacti or other succulents with the most glossy epidermis or leaves.
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Re: May 2018 - Gloss

Postby JaneO » Thu May 03, 2018 8:28 am

Oh well I haven't posted it for a week! I'll start the ball rolling!


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Re: May 2018 - Gloss

Postby simonmitchell1919 » Thu May 03, 2018 10:22 am

Second time posting in these forums hope I don't mess this up,
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Re: May 2018 - Gloss

Postby Liz M » Thu May 10, 2018 7:39 am

I have some Aeoniums too, as they are very good for shine. I have a Rhipsalis, as well, which is flowering profusely at the moment.
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Rhipsalis campos-portoana

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Aeonium 'Cyclops'

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Aeonium arboreum rubrolineatum

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Aeonium 'Garnet'
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Re: May 2018 - Gloss

Postby Christer Johansson » Sat May 12, 2018 10:21 am

Small, but nice :)
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Re: May 2018 - Gloss

Postby Diane » Tue May 15, 2018 5:28 pm

A few Haworthias from me. the first two are open-pollinated hybrids, so can't say what the parents are, but quite glossy:

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hybrid Haworthia


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hybrid Haworthia


This is one of the many forms of Haworthia splendens:

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Haworthia splendens
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Re: May 2018 - Gloss

Postby Suculentia » Wed May 16, 2018 6:43 am

Conophytum pellucidum "Makins Plum"

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Echeveria agavoides "Romeo Rubin"

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Haworthia magnifica hybrid variegated

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Re: May 2018 - Gloss

Postby Sheila » Sun May 20, 2018 11:08 pm

Hi,

This is a little Gasteraloe which I spotted in a garden centre and immediately thought of this competition.

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