Wednesday, November 14th, 2012


National Parks&Photography14 Nov 2012 05:00 pm

Hanging off the side of a cliff! Nestled in a rock!

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Ferocactus cylindriceus, also known as F. acanthodes or California Barrel Cactus or even Miner’s Compass (because it always leans to the South.)

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In case you were wondering, I also had to climb up the cliff to get that picture. No tricks were involved.

And next to it was this cute little baby cactus! Also growing in rock.

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News14 Nov 2012 11:57 am

From Ohio comes a tremendous object. It is a… Succulent & Airplant Christmas Tree.

They describe it as, “a beautiful and fun tabletop Christmas tree created out of echeverias and tillandsias” by Mayesh Wholesale Florist, Cleveland Ohio.

I have one word for it. Oy.

And no, we do not sell these so please don’t ask.

Photography14 Nov 2012 08:40 am

Yesterday I blogged the Blue Foxtail Agave.

Today we have Agave attenuata “Variegata.” Unlike yesterday’s plant, this is a new cultivar to us and as you can see they have a very distinct white edge.

We think they may not be hardy here so we have them in the Houseplant room.