May 2017 - MAY BLOSSOM

May 2017 - May Blossom
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Re: May topic - MAY BLOSSOM

Post by Jim_Mercer » Thu May 11, 2017 9:13 am

Easy to miss the blooms on this small plant - Epithelantha micromeris var unguispina
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epithelantha micromeris var unguispina
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Re: May topic - MAY BLOSSOM

Post by Tony R » Thu May 11, 2017 9:56 am

That is a serious amount of wool on your plant, Jim. Here is mine, showing the single central spine but with wool only at the flowering region:
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Re: May topic - MAY BLOSSOM

Post by Liz M » Thu May 11, 2017 11:07 am

If you want small flowers, how about these Mammillaria vetula ssp gracilis
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Re: May topic - MAY BLOSSOM

Post by jfabiao » Thu May 11, 2017 2:26 pm

My month of May is very different from yours, maybe I should use an April photo instead. Anyway, here is M. guelzowiana this past weekend.
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Re: May topic - MAY BLOSSOM

Post by Jim_Mercer » Sun May 14, 2017 3:32 pm

Bigger plant today - Mammillaria chionocephala f. aramberra, had one or two flowers open for a few days but today a lot open at same time
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Mammillaria chionocephala f. aramberra
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Re: May topic - MAY BLOSSOM

Post by juster » Sun May 14, 2017 5:49 pm

One of my many favourites, Oroya gibbosa
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Re: May topic - MAY BLOSSOM

Post by FaeLLe » Tue May 16, 2017 9:37 am

This is my Capiapoa Humilis, very beautiful big yellow metallic flowers.

It has not stopped flowering since I repotted it in March off the two bigger growths (the smallest one now has buds too); on each growth tip a flower springs up for 2-3 days and a new one replaces it!

I am worried it is going to kill itself flowering! Too bad I have nothing to pollinate it with :/
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Re: May topic - MAY BLOSSOM

Post by FaeLLe » Tue May 16, 2017 9:54 am

juster wrote:One of my many favourites, Oroya gibbosa
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Wow mindblowing colours on that one; too bad it's not for sale anywhere :P
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Re: May topic - MAY BLOSSOM

Post by Jim_Mercer » Wed May 17, 2017 2:45 pm

Tony R wrote:That is a serious amount of wool on your plant, Jim.
The wool goes part way down the body
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Dull day so flowers not fully open but now there are three
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Re: May topic - MAY BLOSSOM

Post by Liz M » Fri May 19, 2017 11:56 am

The last pictures I shall be putting on here but there are so many things coming into flower now.
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Echeveria pulidonis
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Aeonium simsii
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