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Re: Yippee! Starfish is blooming!

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.

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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