August-Plants and their flowers

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August-Plants and their flowers

Postby Liz M » Tue Aug 02, 2016 6:52 pm

August topic for photography is Plants and their flowers. There have been plenty of flowers on the Forum recently, so why not put some of them in the photography section, this month?
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Re: August-Plants and their flowers

Postby Jim_Mercer » Mon Aug 08, 2016 4:02 pm

Plant far too scruffy to photograph but it has just produced one nice flower, processed into B&W for a group on flickr, but the flower is white anyway so not much lost :wink:

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I did see a few buds in the greenhouse so might submit more later this month (or find some old photos)
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Re: August-Plants and their flowers

Postby Chris L » Mon Aug 08, 2016 6:12 pm

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Echinofossulocactus ochoterenaus


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Neoporteria multicolor


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Mammillaria carmenae


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Echinocereus scheeri


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Acharagma roseana
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Re: August-Plants and their flowers

Postby AndrewG » Thu Aug 11, 2016 11:48 pm

I didn't think to take nice photographs of these away from the rest of the plants and without labels but some of these flowers are just stunning.
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Re: August-Plants and their flowers

Postby rodsmith » Tue Aug 16, 2016 8:02 am

Here are a few to throw into the mix. Click twice on mouse to enlarge fully:

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Lobivia aurea v. shaferi


Mammillaria saboae v haudeana flowers 12 June 2013 (2).JPG
Mammillaria saboae v. haudeana


Notocactus buiningii flower 3 June 2013 (3).JPG
Notocactus buiningii


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Notocactus crassigibbus


Notocactus Ottonis flowers 18 June 2013 (2).JPG
Notocactus ottonis vencluianus


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Notoccactus roseoluteus
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Re: August-Plants and their flowers

Postby Jim_Mercer » Tue Aug 16, 2016 6:25 pm

Might have to try for a triptych as the detail of the leaves is not very clear on this diptych.

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Re: August-Plants and their flowers

Postby Sheila » Sat Aug 27, 2016 10:12 pm

Hi,

It was difficult to know what to choose, but in the end I went for these four.

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Looks like the plant is winning in this one.

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Re: August-Plants and their flowers

Postby Spro » Mon Aug 29, 2016 6:59 pm

ASTROPHYTUM MYRIOSTIGMA QUADRICOSTATUM
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Re: August-Plants and their flowers

Postby Keith H » Tue Aug 30, 2016 2:54 pm

I have been waiting for this to open, and it just made it with one day to go.
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Leuchtenbergia principis v2


My very first Leuchtenbergia principis flower.
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Leuchtenbergia principis v1


Since the bud started developing I have had the 3 1/2 inch pot standing in an under pot of water following advise from various threads, hence the 'tide mark' on the pot.
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Re: August-Plants and their flowers

Postby Tony R » Tue Aug 30, 2016 3:50 pm

Always special when small opuntias flower. Here is Cumulopuntia rossiana on 12th August, with its first lustrous flower of the summer (it had already flowered in the spring) and many more buds awaiting to open.

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