Hechtia guatamalensis coming in to bloom

bryan69April 14, 2009

Does anyone know if this plant has male and female parts and if so will it self?

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hotdiggetydam

Maybe Chanin will know...outstanding specimen you have there

    Bookmark   April 14, 2009 at 6:49PM
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sdandy

That color is great. Is it always colored like that with the right light?

    Bookmark   April 15, 2009 at 10:54PM
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bryan69

I think the cool nights and warm days help

    Bookmark   April 15, 2009 at 11:24PM
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stephania

Hi Bryan, that's so striking.
I've seen at least 4 kinds of Hechtia that bloom here, H. glauca, H. rosea,
which I used to post pics in this forum, and two unknown.
They all seem to be dioecious, only male or female flower.
If your has both sex, I think it should set seed.

This morning I found this unknown Hechtia blooming in my xeric garden.

They were mating on the flower stalk.

It appears to be female plant.

Any idea, what species it should to be?

    Bookmark   April 16, 2009 at 3:07AM
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