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by ralphrmartin
Fri Jun 11, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Something else unexpected
Replies: 17
Views: 1002

Re: Something else unexpected

Hats off to you Ian. :mrgreen:
by ralphrmartin
Fri Jun 11, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cactus world
Replies: 14
Views: 680

Re: Cactus world

Thanks Teg! Interesting article Terry. Some of my colleagues in my research group Cardiff University worked on nonphotorealistic rendering - computer algorithms that take in a photo, and automatically re-render it in an "artistic" style. Below are one or two results from one of my photos; if anyone ...
by ralphrmartin
Thu Jun 10, 2021 6:02 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: night and day
Replies: 11
Views: 620

Re: night and day

I've got a couple of Pygmaeocereus x Lobivia hybrids, but I have never heard of a Setiechinopsis hybrid.
by ralphrmartin
Thu Jun 10, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Huernia pendula PVB4004
Replies: 5
Views: 283

Re: Huernia pendula PVB4004

That's a really dark flower, Mike. Definitely not fresh blood...
by ralphrmartin
Thu Jun 10, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Echinopsis 'Blaze'
Replies: 4
Views: 247

Re: Echinopsis 'Blaze'

Yes, definitely one of the better hybrids.
by ralphrmartin
Thu Jun 10, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Too much sun
Replies: 7
Views: 405

Re: Too much sun

You have my sympathies. I also find this is quite a touchy plant to grow, and have had to restart it more than once.
by ralphrmartin
Wed Jun 09, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: Small Opuntia ID’s please
Replies: 7
Views: 863

Re: Small Opuntia ID’s please

I've also got that one also labelled as O. basilaris v. brachyclada, and I must say I was rather dubious as it is rather a shiny green. I suppose you could imagine an old and very faded label with Opuntia fragilis x phaecantha being resurrected as Opuntia basilaris v. brachyclada if you could hardly...
by ralphrmartin
Wed Jun 09, 2021 4:48 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Happy 9th birthday
Replies: 5
Views: 392

Re: Happy 9th birthday

I find Epithelanthas very slow from seed - you've done well there!
by ralphrmartin
Wed Jun 09, 2021 5:34 am
Forum: Small Opuntias (Tephrocactus Study Group)
Topic: Another first
Replies: 7
Views: 797

Re: Another first

Thanks chaps. Time to get the labelling machine out.
by ralphrmartin
Wed Jun 09, 2021 5:28 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Almost a complete ring
Replies: 3
Views: 384

Re: Almost a complete ring

Need a few more yet before you can start jam making... :grin: