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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby gemhunter178 » Tue May 29, 2012 10:29 pm

Nice looking flowers! I like how some of the flowers are bigger than the plant itself (and how that type of T bicolor only has 1 color)! =D>
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby Sharpy » Wed May 30, 2012 12:39 am

Ridiculously nice =D> Nothing else I can say, lol.
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby Arjen » Wed May 30, 2012 5:54 am

very beautiful!
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby Jens » Wed May 30, 2012 6:49 am

gemhunter178 wrote:Nice looking flowers! I like how some of the flowers are bigger than the plant itself (and how that type of T bicolor only has 1 color)! =D>

Thanks all. Yes sharpy even the spines on this white flowered form show only one color. It is as a matter of fact more touchy in cultivation than the type either.
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby Jens » Wed May 30, 2012 7:29 pm

another plant that is hard to label
The original label said Neochilenia similar to nigriscoparia- which would now be Eriosyce crispa.
But looking at it it is probably a form around Eriosyce crispa ssp. atroviridis /Pyrrhocactus atroviridis
Eriosyce crispa ssp. atroviridis aff. (Nc. ähnl. nigriscoparia) 2012 Mai28.jpg
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Another atroviridis from last year to compare with
Eriosyce crispa v. atroviridis FK 105 2010 06 14 018_klein.jpg
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and a crispa
Eriosyce crispa L836 (Nc. crispa v. nigriscoparia) 2010 Juli8 032_klein.jpg
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby Minime8484 » Wed May 30, 2012 7:37 pm

The variety of Eriosyce i n your collection is astounding! Beautiful!
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby Arjen » Thu May 31, 2012 6:11 am

they look great! I especially like the look of the first one
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby Jens » Fri Jun 01, 2012 7:26 pm

Thelocephala are getting going over here
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Eriosyce napina ssp. lembckei (Nc. atra) 2012 Juno01-1.jpg
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And Gymnocalycium are on their way
Gymnocalycium uruguayense fa. roseiflorum LB655 2012 Juno01-2.jpg
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby Jens » Sat Jun 02, 2012 8:02 pm

Many of the Horridocactus- type Eriosyce are flowering at the moment
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby gemhunter178 » Sun Jun 03, 2012 5:01 pm

:shock: Wow!What a show! Even the fruit has a great color! =D>
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby cactushobbyman » Sun Jun 03, 2012 9:12 pm

Very nice. Very nice on all the things you post. Don't have enough time to post to all, but I do like your greenhouse and what's inside. :D
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby Minime8484 » Sun Jun 03, 2012 10:04 pm

Jens wrote:Many of the Horridocactus- type Eriosyce are flowering at the moment


"Many" being a gross understatement!! :D

Incredible!! Must be amazing to be there in person with all those Eriosyce blooming at once!
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby Jens » Mon Jun 04, 2012 6:51 am

Thanks people, it´s really encouraging to have so much positive response from you!
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby Arjen » Mon Jun 04, 2012 6:51 am

a sea of horridocactus flowers! very beautiful!
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Re: J-Cacti 2012

Postby Ralf » Mon Jun 04, 2012 7:51 am

Awesome, Jens!
Great plants and photography! I really enjoy all what you show out of your beautiful collection!
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