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Discussion in 'Other Plants' started by longk, Jan 30, 2018.

  1. pete

    pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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    I take this to be Aloe aristata, it grows outside best I find, and has flowered every year since I don't know when.:smile:
    I stopped taking pics of it, so this is one from a couple of years ago.
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      @pete Having discovered that Aloe aristata is hardier than I thought I'm planning on trying it outside.
      No, I was given it as H bella years ago. Having just looked at some pictures it could well be H carnosa.
       
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        Sorry to hear that. I wonder why it doesn't bloom for you. Mine is very potbound and has hardly any water.
         
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        Early Christmas cactus
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          We have an independent flower seller in the mall outside our local Waitrose and occasionally he has a few live plants at rock bottom prices. A month or so ago he had loose Amaryllis bulbs (sorted by colour in theory) at four quid each. They are large bulbs too, mine is 13cm in diametre. I got lucky, the white bulb that I bought is white!
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            Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera) that was a gift from a customer a few weeks ago................
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