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Re: Yippee! Starfish is blooming!


Hope so, Jesse. But, if it doesn't, I'll send you a cutting of the other one. [I have two--one in mostly sun, one in mostly shade; they bloom about the same with sun having a slight edge.


On Tuesday, October 5, 2004, at 05:29 PM, Jesse Bell wrote:


You sent me a cutting of it too Jim. About 2 years ago. I didn't have it
in the right soil or something cause it hardly grew...this spring I
repotted it and put it on the back porch (shade)...it has REALLY grown.
Maybe next year I'll get my flower. I love this plant.



Jesse R. Bell



james singer <jsinger@igc.org> wrote: This is one of the most interesting succulent flowers ever, I think. Let me re-phrase that. All of the species of this genus that I am familiar with are absolutely fantastic when flowering; this particular one has likely the largest flower, but if you remember the "lifesaver" flower picture Donna posted for me, that's one of this one's smaller cousins.

And every time any of ours bloom, we walk around with smiles on our
faces.


On Monday, October 4, 2004, at 07:20 PM, Andrea H wrote:


Came home today and my Starfish flower is blooming. Stapigella
something? Jim?
It's the big one. the flower is about 6-7 inches across. I've been
watching
the bud all week. It's the neatest thing ever. It does smell a bit
though, but
it's coolness overcomes that. YAY! Had to share.
A

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC

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Island Jim
Southwest Florida
27.0 N, 82.4 W
Zone 10a
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]

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