Astrophytum asterias

Astrophytum asterias

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Cactus / petinifera

The flower of Uebelmannia is very small.
The photo is a Uebelmannia pectinifera v multicostata which I bought seeds and sowed in 2005.
Just one small flower opened.

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Cactus / pectinifera

A mammillaria pectinifera pushes flowering buds up.
Although it is mid of winter, spring will be soon.
I have propagated this one from seed.


Thursday, 27 June 2019

Cactus / buiningii

It seems this winter is colder than normal year.
A Uebelmannia buiningii has still been in flower.

Friday, 21 June 2019

Cactus / kotschoubeyanus

A degrafted ariocarpus kotschoubeyanus f Rio Verde was in flower.
It is winter solstice today. This flower will be the last flower in this season.


Saturday, 8 June 2019

Cactus / super kabuto

It is in winter in here.
A super kabuto was in flower yesterday.
It was a good sunshine yesterday afternoon because of that the kabuto was in flower even if it was in flower.

Saturday, 1 June 2019

Cactus / cauliflower

A very young scion, Ariocarpus retusus v furfuraceus cv cauliflower was in flower yesterday.
The flower of furfuraceus should be white but pink colour is mixed in on this flower.
Since I got seed from my friend, I am not sure the history of the seed.

Saturday, 25 May 2019

Cactus / fused scion

Fused scions grafted in 2017 have pushed a flowering bud up.
Scions are Ariocarpus fissuratus and Astrophytum asterias cv miracle kabuto.
I will degraft them in September.