|Echium 'Star of Madeira' is flowering
|The whole plant overall is thriving
|Variegated Opuntia, a recent purchase st the Portland Yard, Garden and Patio Show
|When the ladies at the checkout were packing it into a carry-bag, they knocked off one of the pads. So it's sitting in a dish, getting hardened off so I can try rooting it. Then I'll have two!
|The Brugs are producing flowers
|This one produced a seedpod in the autumn, which has been hanging on and ripening all winter. I don't know if I should try sowing the seeds or not. Brugs are much easier to propagate via cuttings.
|I love the pink and orange!
|I've been looking for a Pachypodium for a while with no success, so when I saw this one at the Rare Plant Research table at the YGP show, it basically hopped off the table into my hot little hand.
|The leaves and spikes are such a strange combo of cute and lethal
|These two bright red Bromeliads in burlap bags came from Garden Fever in Portland.
|And this enormous Bromeliad, Aechmea blanchetiana, came from Rare Plant Research. I had to shift some plants around to fit it under the wire table, but eventually I managed to shoehorn it in.