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Re: Machairophyllum

Post by FredG » Thu May 20, 2021 12:12 pm

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Re: Machairophyllum

Post by FredG » Thu May 27, 2021 8:16 pm

The original flower is still trying but it's looking quite tatty. It did first open on 6th May though (tu)

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Re: Machairophyllum

Post by edds » Thu May 27, 2021 9:16 pm

Can't complain about that for flower life. I have some slipper orchids that don't last as long in flower!
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Re: Machairophyllum

Post by FredG » Sat Jun 05, 2021 7:25 pm

I took a trip down the garden path this evening and found this.

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Very happy to see the three flowers open at the same time.

An hour later I took another trip and guess what.

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Re: Machairophyllum

Post by edds » Sat Jun 05, 2021 8:26 pm

Great display Fred. Does it always flower this well and are other clones as prolific flowerers?
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Re: Machairophyllum

Post by FredG » Sat Jun 05, 2021 10:09 pm

It has a reputation for it edds
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Re: Machairophyllum

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Re: Machairophyllum

Post by el48tel » Tue Jun 08, 2021 12:13 pm

I know .... I know .... I know
But it's to go on the list.
Endeavouring to grow Aeoniums, Aylostera, Echinocereus, Echinopsis, Gymnocalycium, Lithops, Matucana, Rebutia, and Sulcorebutia.
Currently being wooed by Haworthia, attempting hybridisation, and enticed by Mesembs.
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