February 2018 - Early Bloomers

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February 2018 - Early Bloomers

Postby Frank103 » Fri Feb 02, 2018 7:39 pm

I don't know whether you're the same, I always eagerly await the first flowers in the greenhouse, to compete with the snowdrops and crocuses outside. I've already had an Aloe with several flower stems, and one or two Mammillaria flowers. My 'winners' usually are a Stenocactus and a Turbinicarpus valdezianus. What is flowering for you between January and March?
Mainly cacti, with a preference for Mexican ones, but I'm flexible!

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Re: February 2018 - Early Bloomers

Postby Frank103 » Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:22 pm

To get the month started, here is a cactus that is nicely fitting for the winter theme and is in flower in my greenhouse today: Mammillaria gracilis 'Arizona Snowcap'!
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Mainly cacti, with a preference for Mexican ones, but I'm flexible!

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Re: February 2018 - Early Bloomers

Postby Jim_Mercer » Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:47 am

Might redo these if more flowers open
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Crassula ovata

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Crassula rupoestris?
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Re: February 2018 - Early Bloomers

Postby JaneO » Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:20 pm

In the pink!
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Re: February 2018 - Early Bloomers

Postby juster » Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:27 pm

Not very much in flower yet, but my two plants of Aloe haworthioides looked nice today.
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Re: February 2018 - Early Bloomers

Postby Diane » Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:05 pm

Quite magnificent! Really super plants!
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Re: February 2018 - Early Bloomers

Postby Ali Baba » Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:36 pm

Not a single cactus or succulent in flower in the whole greenhouse so far this month :cry:

This opened today though..
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Re: February 2018 - Early Bloomers

Postby Suculentia » Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:42 am

Aloe speciosa.

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Re: February 2018 - Early Bloomers

Postby Jim_Mercer » Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:20 pm

Plenty of sun today
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Crassula ovata

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