Astrophytum asterias

Astrophytum asterias

Sunday, 24 February 2019

Cactus / hintonii

3 of Ariocarpus bravoanus v hintoniis were in flower yesterday.
It will be a special week in this week.
Daytime temperature will be between 37 to 40 C' through the week.

Saturday, 23 February 2019

Cactus / fissuratus

An ariocarpus fissuratus f Big Bend was in flower.
I bought seeds and sowed in 2003.
Form Big Bend has smoother body skin than that of standard one.
It is still hot but autumn will be soon.

Friday, 22 February 2019

Cactus / fukuryu

An astrophytum hybrid, fukuryu banjyaku was in flower.
It was propagated from seed given my friend and I am not sure the exact source.
I think this one shows a typical fukuryu appearance.

Thursday, 21 February 2019

Cactus / kikkou

A degrafted Astropyum myriostigma cv kikkou, khoyo was in flower.
I degrafted and rooted it last September.
The rooting of myriostigma is very easy.

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Cactus / red flowering hanazono kabuto

The attached photo is a 2nd filial red flowering hanazono kabuto.
The character of hanazono has not appeared yet.
It was degrafted and rooted last September.
The size is 5 cm in diameter.

Monday, 18 February 2019

Cactus / kebadachi kabuto

A kebadachi kabuto was in flower in this afternoon.
This kabuto has fluffy flecking.
The body is a sea-star shaped and very flat, 11 cm in diameter.

Friday, 8 February 2019

Cactus / miracle kabuto

A young miracle kabuto was in flower yesterday.
I sowed seed in 2012.
It was repotted lately in a 8 cm square pot.

Sunday, 3 February 2019

Cactus / hanazono kabuto

Many asterias were in flower.
The photo is one of them, a matured hanazono kabuto.
The current size is 15 cm in diameter.

Friday, 1 February 2019

Cactus / variegated asterias

A small variegated asterias was in flower in this morning.
It is just 6 cm in diameter.
The flower is pinky.