January 2018 - Winter Blues

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January 2018 - Winter Blues

Postby rodsmith » Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:31 am

The title is deliberately ambiguous. I'll leave it to your fertile imaginations to come up with some scintillating photos.
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Re: January 2018 - Winter Blues

Postby MikeT » Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:47 pm

Slow start to the New Year, Rod

Here are a few shades of blue:
Echeverias are always a good option for blue, E. amoena
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and E. tolimanensis x pulidonis hybrid
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Agaves are also good for blue, I don't know which this one is
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If it's winter here, it's summer in the southern hemisphere, just right for Puya bertoniana
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Re: January 2018 - Winter Blues

Postby Paul in Essex » Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:30 am

Here's my winter blues, courtesy of Eleanor. Don't think I'll win any competitions... note to self - buy bigger ground stakes :)
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Re: January 2018 - Winter Blues

Postby Suculentia » Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:58 pm

My winter blue succulents.

Echeveria "Ghost Buster"

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Echeveria "Morning Beauty" variegated

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Echeveria "Raindrops" x

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Echeveria lilacina. Puente de Dios, Galeana

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Re: January 2018 - Winter Blues

Postby rodsmith » Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:58 am

MikeT wrote:Slow start to the New Year, Rod


Yes, Mike; probably down to those winter blues! :wink:
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Re: January 2018 - Winter Blues

Postby Ali Baba » Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:49 pm

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Re: January 2018 - Winter Blues

Postby rodsmith » Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:35 pm

There is a distinct shortage of entries so far. Only 10 days to go!
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