Thursday, June 8, 2017

Mammillaria wrightii

Mammillaria wrightii
Mammillaria wrightii
Mammillaria wrightii
Mammillaria wrightii



Astrophytum ornatum
Astrophytum ornatum

Part of what makes cactus flowers so beautiful is the layers of translucent petals.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Hello_Yellow

Yellow stonecrop
Sedum nuttallianum (Yellow stonecrop) prior to full bloom.
Yellow stonecrop
Sedum nuttallianum (Yellow Stonecrop) now in full bloom note how the succulence of the leaves is expended as the plant puts energy towards flowering.


Pineapple cactus
Coryphantha sulcata  (Pineapple cactus) - Found in Texas growing in harsh limestone outcrops often where nothing else can grow.

Mammillaria sphaerica
Mammillaria sphaerica