Unid and ID Aloe flowering for the first time

cactusmcharrisSeptember 7, 2012

Aloe vera flowering, apparently it can flower any time of the year . I need some hummers!

An unid one alsl flowering for the first time - flower pictures will be forthcoming.

A threat to lawnmowers everywhere, so I had to perform some total annihilation, not happy but practically

And ending all messages with a catpile can make furry-faced folk intolerably cute.

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chaparralgirl(Sonoran Desert (CA))

Jeff: I love the coloring on your NOID aloe. And the nest - wasps? That's too bad you had to destroy them. I'm not a huge fan of wasps myself (I much prefer bees), but I hate having to kill them off. A very lovely hive. I know humans who aren't half as egrerious.

*CG*

    Bookmark   September 7, 2012 at 2:48PM
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plantomaniac08(8)

Jeff,
Goodness, that's quite a (wasp?) nest! I love your aloe vera, despite one of the more "common" varieties (all I have is "common," so there's nothing wrong with that), it's still lovely to see in bloom (or in your case, budding). I might just have to kittnap your kitties. My dog would love having them around... she thinks she's a cat. :D

Planto

    Bookmark   September 7, 2012 at 7:44PM
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Microthrix(9)

Nice kitties. Nice to have them walking around all the time.
And, while talking about kitties and aloes, sometimes having cats around can be bad. I have 16 cats (yeah, i know thats alot) and they just LOVE to kill anything flying around. They've caught several dozen june bugs (my favorite) and even KILLED two humming birds. I was devastated! I buried them both by their favorite aloe though.

    Bookmark   September 7, 2012 at 7:51PM
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ctreeteac(Zone 8b; rain-spewing Oregon)

Beautiful purple hues in that second Aloe. And the perfect catpile.

    Bookmark   September 8, 2012 at 1:51AM
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paul_(z5 MI)

Fantastic paperwasp nest! Unfortunate but understandable that you had to wipe them out.

    Bookmark   September 9, 2012 at 4:22PM
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