Darling buds of March?

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Re: Darling buds of March?

Post by mcdieimp » Fri Mar 26, 2021 11:41 am

Although the sun's not been so great since it first opened, they keeping on going each day so hopefully will get a good show soon.
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My Mammillaria picta sp viereckii has been going since December now and still throwing out new buds.
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Re: Darling buds of March?

Post by edds » Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:22 pm

Nice flowers. (tu)

I meant to post this yesterday,
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Flowers fully opened on 25th March 2021. Seed was sown on 17th December 2019. So seed sown to flower in 15 months and 8 days!
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Re: Darling buds of March?

Post by el48tel » Fri Mar 26, 2021 10:03 pm

edds wrote:
Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:22 pm
Nice flowers. (tu)

I meant to post this yesterday,
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Flowers fully opened on 25th March 2021. Seed was sown on 17th December 2019. So seed sown to flower in 15 months and 8 days!
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Re: Darling buds of March?

Post by Ross M » Sat Mar 27, 2021 10:15 pm

That's a beauty Ed 👍
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Re: Darling buds of March?

Post by Keith H » Mon Mar 29, 2021 11:23 pm

edds wrote:
Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:22 pm
Nice flowers. (tu)

I meant to post this yesterday,
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Flowers fully opened on 25th March 2021. Seed was sown on 17th December 2019. So seed sown to flower in 15 months and 8 days!
(tu)
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Re: Darling buds of March?

Post by edds » Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:02 pm

Well it's not March any more but this opened today!
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Chamaelobivia 'Edith'
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Re: Darling buds of March?

Post by Ross M » Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:03 pm

Lovely! Very nice shape and colour
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Re: Darling buds of March?

Post by el48tel » Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:21 pm

Superb
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Re: Darling buds of March?

Post by AndrewB » Thu Apr 01, 2021 11:27 pm

Some nice early flowers to start spring, Ed!
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Re: Darling buds of March?

Post by edds » Fri Apr 02, 2021 7:41 am

Thanks guys. It's a trailing form too so I shall try saving some pollen to cross with later Hildewinteras or other Chamaelobivia.
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