Lobivia amblayensis

loucolo(5 colorado)July 9, 2006

This little plant surprised me with a lovely orange flower (my favorite color).

You can see the top of the plant behind the flower.

Such a little thing, such a large flower.

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tjsangel(z5 OH)

I love when the flowers cover the plant itself. That is one pretty flower.

Jen

    Bookmark   July 10, 2006 at 10:01AM
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mrbrownthumb(z5 Chicago)

Nice show it put on for you.

Thanks for sharing your pic. I'm so jealous looking at all these pokey plants blooming. I got my first bloom about a week ago. Unfortunately my camera is busted and I missed capturing what I waited all winter for.

    Bookmark   July 13, 2006 at 10:38PM
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loucolo(5 colorado)

Jen, I'm going to post a photo of echinocereus pentalophus that just blew me away with it's gigantic flowers and perhaps you will enjoy it too.

MRbrownthumb, I know what you mean about missing a photo. We wait all year and it's not too bad if there are several blooms or they hang on for a day or so, but that one time bloomer can be such a disappointment when missed.

Thanks for both your comments
Ellie

    Bookmark   July 14, 2006 at 12:15AM
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greenlarry(UK 8/9)

Wow,a neat shade of orange!

    Bookmark   July 15, 2006 at 6:35PM
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