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2 buckets of Grapto

Posted by jimhardy Iowa 5b? (My Page) on
Thu, Aug 15, 13 at 18:10

I debated doing this for a while...who would have
thought Graptopetalum Paraguayense would(with protection(-;)become invasive in Iowa.

2 buckets later

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BEFORE


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AFTER
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Whada ya think?



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RE: 2 buckets of Grapto

Looks awesome both with and without the Graptopetalum! My purple hearts are supposed to be for zone 8 and up and they are starting to get invasive for me now. I never even expected them to survive a winter.

Thanks for sharing, your cactus bed looks beautiful!
-Alex


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RE: 2 buckets of Grapto

Thanks Alex

There is still another avalanche of the stuff behind the Rostrata.


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RE: 2 buckets of Grapto

Definitely like the after...it showcases your agave much better.


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RE: 2 buckets of Grapto

Your cactus bed looks great either way but I'm sorry to say I liked it better before with the grapto and the iceplant. I like the look of a lush desert with no bare ground. I intentionally fill up all the bare spots in my cactus bed with portocola and ice plant.


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