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iann
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I can't wait

Post by iann » Sun May 30, 2021 8:02 pm

The flowers on these are a great colour
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And there is a big clump coming too
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Re: I can't wait

Post by Tina » Sun May 30, 2021 8:07 pm

Thats lovely looking plz post when they open, 'just washed my spines n can't do a thing with them'.
Are they soft to the touch
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Re: I can't wait

Post by Stuart » Sun May 30, 2021 8:16 pm

The gold spined one is Patriciae which Brian Bates named for his wife, quite soft and strokable, what a nice gesture.

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Re: I can't wait

Post by Astro » Mon May 31, 2021 12:50 am

Mine just finished flowering. Large flowers with vibrant colors, definitely one of my favorites.
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Re: I can't wait

Post by Phil_SK » Mon May 31, 2021 7:48 am

The yellow-spined ones always look like they need a good wash.
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Re: I can't wait

Post by ralphrmartin » Mon May 31, 2021 5:25 pm

Stuart wrote:
Sun May 30, 2021 8:16 pm
The gold spined one is Patriciae which Brian Bates named for his wife.
The best bit is she had (at least when I met her) hair just like the plant - no kidding! I reckon it should have been patricioides...
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Re: I can't wait

Post by iann » Mon May 31, 2021 7:43 pm

The spines are quite soft. Just slightly bristly, definitely not going to hurt you. Flowers are starting to open today.
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Re: I can't wait

Post by FredG » Mon May 31, 2021 9:48 pm

Ooooooooh! That's pink! :cool:
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Re: I can't wait

Post by juster » Mon May 31, 2021 10:22 pm

Beautiful!
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Re: I can't wait

Post by el48tel » Mon May 31, 2021 10:46 pm

Very ....... pink
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