August 2019 - A is for August and.....

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Re: August 2019 - A is for August and.....

Post by NorfolkExotics » Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:10 pm

Some of my 'double A' Agaves:
Agave asperrima
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A. Americana (yes it's common and yes I have no space left but I like the cross banding)
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A. Americana striata
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A. Atrovirens v. mirabilis
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Re: August 2019 - A is for August and.....

Post by Chris L » Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:47 pm

Ancestor, Army and Aloe - My Grandad (on the right) in Burma or India in WW2 stood in front of an Aloe ferox (I think).
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Re: August 2019 - A is for August and.....

Post by ian99 » Sun Aug 11, 2019 4:41 pm

I bought this from IKEA last year and it has been out in my mini greenhouse for the last couple of months - pumping out flowers to no avail. As I suspect the insects in the area are unlikely to find another one to fertilise it poor thing. Can anybody name it please ?
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Re: August 2019 - A is for August and.....

Post by Diane » Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:14 pm

I'd go with Gymnocalycium baldianum.
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Re: August 2019 - A is for August and.....

Post by el48tel » Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:20 pm

Looks like the baldianum .... but there are all colours of variants of the flowers
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Re: August 2019 - A is for August and.....

Post by ian99 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:27 am

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gymnocalycium_baldianum

Thanks Diane and eltel I'm sure you're right. Very easy to grow and very hardy it would appear so obviously a good one for beginners. The only one of my young collection to flower so far as well.
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Re: August 2019 - A is for August and.....

Post by juster » Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:16 pm

Some nice entries so far and still plenty of time to enter your plants beginning with A. Here's one of my Aeoniums to help things along.
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Re: August 2019 - A is for August and.....

Post by rodsmith » Fri Aug 16, 2019 2:31 pm

Here is my A list.
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Aeonium simsii
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Lobivia aurea shaferi
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Astro myriostigma
Lithops fulviceps aurea flower 10 Sept 2014 .JPG
Lithops fulviceps aurea
Lithops gesinae v.annae C078 flower 24 August 2017.JPG
Lithops gesinae annae C078
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Lithops lesliei albiflora C005a
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Re: August 2019 - A is for August and.....

Post by el48tel » Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:21 pm

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Aeonium for sure

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Re: August 2019 - A is for August and.....

Post by agavemad » Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:00 am

A few more Agave :grin:
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