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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Opuntia chaffeyi

This is a very modest plant with small for Opuntua flowers, and interesting caudex-like root. In the winter it looses some of it's stems, relying more on the fat roots for storage.

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Sulcortebutias in bloom

Sulcos are spring bloomers, and lots of colorful flowers are produces. Here are S. cylindrica 'roesiflora' and S. frankeiana sharing the pot

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Mammuyllaria luetheyi

Not long ago it was a rarity, reasonably common now but still on a higher end of price range plant. Most of the plant you see are grafted, like the one in picture. Seeds are rare for sale, due to specifics of the plant reproductive biology.
Seems like everyone has a picture of it, so now is my turn.