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Re: Strukto 2012

Post by hegar » Tue May 08, 2012 4:05 am

That is a great assortment of cacti that all have come into bloom at about the same time.
Thank you for posting the images, Arjen. :)

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Re: Strukto 2012

Post by Arjen » Wed May 09, 2012 1:20 pm

sulcorebutia sp. HS213 absolutely exploded with flowers today
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Re: Strukto 2012

Post by Harriet » Wed May 09, 2012 2:08 pm

I like that kind of "explosion"!
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Re: Strukto 2012

Post by Arjen » Thu May 10, 2012 8:18 pm

once again parodia werneri, this time in full bloom!
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echinopsis chamaecereus
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my first ever echinocereus flower! echinocereus parkerii ssp. gonzalezii
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Re: Strukto 2012

Post by Tony » Fri May 11, 2012 2:29 pm

Congrats on your first echinocereus flower! :D
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Re: Strukto 2012

Post by iann » Fri May 11, 2012 7:55 pm

Tony wrote:Congrats on your first echinocereus flower! :D
And more coming :)
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Re: Strukto 2012

Post by Arjen » Sat May 12, 2012 5:46 am

thanks guys!
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Re: Strukto 2012

Post by Arjen » Mon May 14, 2012 9:15 pm

and there they are!
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weingartia sp. tuna pampa
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sulcorebutia breviflora var. albispina
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mammillaria parkinsonii
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mammillaria leptacantha
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gymnocalicium neuhuberi
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echinopsis subdenudata
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Re: Strukto 2012

Post by Arjen » Thu May 17, 2012 10:31 am

echinocereus knippelianus
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rebutia fulviseta
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Re: Strukto 2012

Post by hegar » Fri May 18, 2012 3:41 am

Hello Arjen,
I love that Echinocereus parkerii ssp. gonzalezii. :) It must not be a very common species, because I have yet to encounter it whenever I was able to purchase cacti. Also, the Echinocereus knippelianus is a pretty little plant. I did buy one not too long ago, but it may not even flower next year. That is, if it does survive our hot summer and the winter months. I had bought one a few years ago and planted it in full sun shortly before going to Europe for my annual vacation. When I came back I could not find the cactus anymore. It must have just shrivelled up. That's why I planted the next one under my Chitalpa tree. It does still look very good and I hope it stays that way.

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Re: Strukto 2012

Post by Arjen » Fri May 18, 2012 6:33 am

I looked it up in the pilbeam book and it said nothing about if e. parkerii ssp. gonzalezii is common or not
I bought it at a convention last year and haven't seen any other specimen anywhere since, so I guess it's indeed not very common

that knippelianus is very beautiful too, I bought it in bud about a week ago so the flower isn't from my effort, no matter, I like it a lot!
I wouldn't even dare growing any of these outside!

where in europe are you going this year?
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Re: Strukto 2012

Post by hegar » Fri May 18, 2012 2:34 pm

Arjen, I will be going to visit my family, which lives very near the city of Bremen in northern Germany. Usually I do not travel much while in Europe, unless my wife is with me. She always insists on going to France to practice speaking French, because she is a foreign language teacher (German and French) at one of our local high schools.

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Re: Strukto 2012

Post by Arjen » Mon May 21, 2012 6:10 am

ah, so you're german! you're from a beautiful country, france is very beautiful as well!
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Re: Strukto 2012

Post by Arjen » Mon May 21, 2012 4:37 pm

gymnocalicium baldianum
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gymnocalicium gibbosum
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mammillaria leptacantha
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notocactus mammulosus
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notocactus ottonis
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weingartia mairanana KK1521
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Re: Strukto 2012

Post by Jens » Mon May 21, 2012 7:43 pm

Great photos and plants Arjen!

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