Contest 66 : Red

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Contest 66 : Red

Post by Jens » Tue May 01, 2012 6:40 pm

May 2012-Color Red
Highlight some red feature on your cactus or succulent plant.
Note: Since red is the most difficult color to process on most camera computers, all the shades of red from orange-red to pinkish -red will count as valid entries for this contest.

Remember, along with each contest is a seperate thread for discussion and posting all your "other" pics, Click here

To the winner goes, A $10 gift certificate towards any purchase. (Plants, tools, Pots, labels, etc.)
NOTE: For members outside of the USA non-plant prizes can only be awarded.

for submissions will be May15 th at 12 o´clock midnight Central Standard Time

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Re: Contest 64 : Red

Post by Shmuel » Tue May 01, 2012 7:03 pm

Dono't know if this comment should go here, but isn't this contest 66? :-k 64 was seedlings.
Feel free to delete this when it gets fixed.


PS Though the contest is red, I don't mean to cause a blush from embarassment.
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Re: Contest 66 : Red

Post by Jens » Wed May 02, 2012 3:44 pm

It is 66 indeed , thanks for correcting Shmuel!
This thread is meant for the contest pictures.

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Re: Contest 66 : Red

Post by Robinj » Wed May 02, 2012 5:28 pm


Eriosyce taltalensis var. paucicostata
A cactus of myself whith a little red stinger which is exactly the same colour in real life.
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Re: Contest 66 : Red

Post by majcka » Wed May 02, 2012 6:56 pm

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Is this allowed. I used it already for avatar.

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Re: Contest 66 : Red

Post by daiv » Wed May 02, 2012 7:43 pm

Well since I only just moved my plants out for the season, I had to pull an image from last fall. Here is Matucana krahnii which I'm quite sure I got from GeneS at one of the OCCSS meetings.
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Re: Contest 66 : Red

Post by iann » Wed May 02, 2012 10:24 pm

Mammillaria senilis
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Re: Contest 66 : Red

Post by cactushobbyman » Wed May 02, 2012 11:39 pm

Echinopsis spachiana, hybrid ?

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Re: Contest 66 : Red

Post by peterb » Thu May 03, 2012 1:57 pm

echinocereus rigidissimus rubispinus
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Re: Contest 66 : Red

Post by Harriet » Thu May 03, 2012 9:53 pm

A Home Depot special...
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Re: Contest 66 : Red

Post by tumamoc » Sat May 05, 2012 9:30 pm

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"Red-Spined Pineapple"
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Re: Contest 66 : Red

Post by Tony » Sun May 06, 2012 3:39 am

Red is a wet Echinocactus polycephalus
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Echinocactus polycephalus
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Re: Contest 66 : Red

Post by SnowFella » Sun May 06, 2012 7:11 am

Backlit spine on Ferocactus latispinus.

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Re: Contest 66 : Red

Post by Melt In The Sun » Mon May 07, 2012 10:10 pm

Aloe x 'Christmas Carol' backlit by the sunset...

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Re: Contest 66 : Red

Post by Andy_CT » Fri May 11, 2012 2:49 pm

C. whipplei
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