Huntington C/S Show Purchases (very picture heavy)

Microthrix(9)July 1, 2012

so this was the second cactus/succulent show ive been to ... and i was amazed! there was so many things i wanted! i still got alot of things though , and i spent considerably more than both my sisters combined o_o :P they also had a large crested pachypodium for 300 or 400 dollars that i wanted ... the purchases from this also made the amount of cacti i own just barely bust the 1000 number :D *celebration* ... (sorry i dont have names for alot of them)(caption is above pic , number is either above or on side of pic) (dont know why)

Sulcorebutia and crested austrocylindropuntia

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here is a Trichocereus bridgesii forma mostruosa ... im afraid its nickname is not allowed here !LOL

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rebutia heliosa var. condorensis

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i think i remember the tag saying stenocactus benekei

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parodia scopa and haageocereus

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frailea, echinopsis `haku jo` and an agave in a cute green pot

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a very large gymnocalycium ... i think im in love wih it !

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a big bunch of astrophytum myriostigma ... cute!!!!

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three various haworthia

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the tag said neoporteria for the very spiny one ... is it ? looks like a turbinocarpus ... and a very fuzzy mammillaria

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forgot the name of the opuntia-ish one , a stenocactus, and a copper kalanchoe

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two asclepiads (my sister is obsessed with them)

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more asclepiads and a hoya

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MORE asclepiads

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two kalanchoe and a MYSTERY !!!!

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mystery euphorbia!

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Euphorbia hybrid (any ideas?) and the same mammillaria ....(long story)

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Cintia knizei ! oh how i realllyyyy wanted one of these!

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Epithelantha micromers and cereus monstrose

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Melocactus matanzanus ! ahh im in love !!! (dont tell gymno)

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Cipocereus ... the guy said these have large blue fruit ... is that true ? how does it taste?

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ust a random thing but my aztekium ritteri came in the mail today from germany !here he is with his A. hintonii freind:)

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Various lithops...

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A euphorbia, rebutia , and a euphorbia leucodendron

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lots of pachypodium and dorstenia (gigas !!!!!!!)

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haworthia truncata, haworthia truncata hybrid and mystery huernia (has flower so ID. not so far away !)

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big gymnocalycium CLUMP ... awwwwww

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sulcorebutia mentosa, euphorbia something (tag outside in dark) and neoporteria occulta !!!! and an occulta hybrid

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if you went to this show , show me what you got ! i hope someone got the crested pachypodium !

im sitting with some of them as i watch tv and type this right now :P im so happy !

-Zechariah :D

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marguerite_gw

Microthrix,

You got some really beautiful plants, no wonder you're happy. They look like they're going to be very happy with you too.

    Bookmark   July 1, 2012 at 9:06AM
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Stush2049(Pitts., Pa. 6)

Microthrix,
Thank you so much for showing us all those pictures. You did a really great job there. I feel like almost being there. Thanks again. Do get get to meet anyone there? I will same this and watch over and over again.
Stush

    Bookmark   July 1, 2012 at 1:19PM
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pennyhal(11Sunset23)

That's a great haul! Those certainly are interesting plants and some I've never seen before. I think my favorite is the neoporteria. I've often wondered if it feels soft or harsh. And I like that echinopsis `haku jo.` Those spikes look deadly, but I love the colors it has.

(Oh, I think we know all the nicknames and have had fun with them on occasion making up some of our own...)

Penny

    Bookmark   July 1, 2012 at 2:42PM
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Microthrix(9)

No, i didnt get to meet anyone :( ... the echinopsis 'haku jo' actually has very thin wiglly spines so they arent that painfull ... i thought that when i touched it i would die :P

    Bookmark   July 1, 2012 at 2:46PM
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rosemariero6(z10 /ss24 So. Calif.)

What a HAUL, Zeck! Where on earth do you keep your 1000+ collection? Looks like lots of treasures!! =)

The Euphorbia hybrid may or may not be E. 'Sunrise'. When it grows a bit more, maybe you can tell.

    Bookmark   July 1, 2012 at 6:23PM
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hanzrobo(11)

I will second Rosemarie's emotion! WOW! A very happy birthday to you, Zeck!

I think your mystery plant in #15 with the Kalanchoes is Plectranthus amboinicus 'Cuban Oregano'. Does it smell like Pine Sol? I have 2 varieties, a large leaf and a smaller leaf. Yours looks like the larger.

    Bookmark   July 1, 2012 at 6:40PM
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Microthrix(9)

I keep my 1000+ in about a third of my yard ... they are all pretty much small plants right now ... growing larger everyday ... i dont know if im gonna have enough room for themm all some day! One cereus i have grew like a foot already this year :P (multiple offsets)

I like the WOW it gave me a good laugh :D !

I really like the euphorbia ... because it is a sunrise can it take less sun? What is a sunrise exactly?

Thanks for the birthday hanzrobo, your too kind! If it does smell like pine sol (im going right now ) i will have it next to me always and i will be smelling it, always (i looovveeee the smell of pine sol)

    Bookmark   July 1, 2012 at 7:12PM
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Moosetrackz(9)

Wow. You haveso many beautiful plants! The sale was great wasn't it? If I only had unlimited cash! Lol. My boyfriend unfortunately doesn't give me an unlimited plant allowance :) He thinks I have too many plants in our small apartment yard.

I love your plant that looks like a obesa but is clumping. Its so cute. Ive really startedto like the obesa and obesa look a likes. Love the spereical shape.

    Bookmark   July 2, 2012 at 1:08AM
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cactusjordi(z10 CA)

The Neoporteria is indeed a Neoporteria senilis or -nowadays- Eriosyce senilis!

BTW there is no Turbinocarpus. The correct spelling is Turbinicarpus. Tell this Jeff Harris too, please!

Jordi

    Bookmark   July 2, 2012 at 10:04PM
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wantonamara Z8 CenTex

So what are you going to do when you run out of room?

    Bookmark   July 3, 2012 at 12:06AM
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Microthrix(9)

I dont want to Talk about it ... someday ....im going to have to ... STOP COLLECTING... *sobs in corner* ... no, ill just have to find other places to stuff them, sell some, give some away .... i kinda want to give a nice sized one to someone on here ... maybe you cause your one of my favorites :D

    Bookmark   July 3, 2012 at 12:47AM
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Moosetrackz(9)

I need to get some shelving for my plants. I'm running out of room already in my tiny yard. I mostly have to have hanging baskets of plants. I wish I had a nice house with a big yard. Maybe someday! :)

    Bookmark   July 3, 2012 at 1:05AM
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Microthrix(9)

Thats what i want too! A little house, just down to the basics, with a beautiful yard filled with cacti and cycads and maybe some tropicals ... ahhh, i cant wait ...

    Bookmark   July 3, 2012 at 1:22AM
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Lauren g(7)

So jealous of everyone who gets to go to shows like this. I suppose it's a good thing, however. I'm a noob to c/s who would get overly excited, spend all my money, and then end up killing a ton of these beauties due to inexperience, and inevitably cry like a baby. ;)

So. Beautiful. Thanks for the pictures, they are stunning!

    Bookmark   July 4, 2012 at 10:32AM
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