February 2021: Virtual Brag Table Results

 Submit to next month’s brag table for boasting rights, judge feedback, and club bucks!

Just send in your name, your plant’s scientific name, a photo, your category (cacti or succulent, up to 2 plants per category) and your rank (novice= <10 wins, intermediate= 10+ wins, advanced= pro grower) by March 21st, 2021.

To enter, email your entries with the subject line “Brag Table” to the editor at: eyf.editor@gmail.com

Special Thanks:

For showing your beautiful specimens!

Kelly Griffin as digital plant arbiter / commenter!

38 Specimens: 15 cactus & 22 succulents

20 Members

 

Cactus Advanced

1st Place:

Ariocarpus retusus var. furfuraceus

Mike Burkhardt

"Two heads are better than one!"

BT_cactus_advanced_ariocarpusRetususVarF

2nd Place:

Mammillaria spinossisima

Dean Karras

"As nice as a Mamm can get!"

BT_cactus_advanced_mammillariaSpinossisi

3rd Place:

Turbinicarpus saueri ssp septentrionalis

Dean Karras

"Flowering up a storm"

BT_cactus_advanced_turbinicarpusSaueriSs

Turbinicarpus schwarzii v. rubrifloru

Dean Karras

BT_cactus_advanced_turbinicarpusSchwarzi

Cactus Intermediate

1st Place:

Mammillaria spinosissima

May Fong Ho

"great mamm and right time of the year!"

BT_cactus_intermediate_mammillariaSpinos

2nd Place:

Stenocactus multicostatus ssp. zacatecasensis

Sherman Blench

"I too liked the old name better! "

BT_cactus_intermediate_Echinofossulucact

3rd Place:

Neoporteria (Eriosyce) taltalensis v. violaciflora

Allen Clark

"Having seen this in the wild, I marvel at it. The second photo shows it prettier but the close up on the old deteriorating lowest spines shows this to be fairly old and not unlike the old spines in the wild."

BT_cactus_intermediate_NeoporteriaTaltal

Gymnocalycium bruchii

Allen Clark

Mammillaria elongata

Norb Roden

BT_cactus_intermediate_mammillariaElonga

Mammillaria elongata

Norb Roden

BT_cactus_intermediate_mammillariaMystax

Cactus Novice

1st Place:

Mammillaria spinosissima

Ruth Contino

"Great flowers on this often seen species. It grows well and looks good"

BT_cactus_novice_mammillariaSpinosissima

1st Place:

Neoporteria wagneknechii

Ruth Contino

"Wonderful plant. I too ignore the placement in Eriocyse so no correction"

BT_cactus_novice_neoporteriaWagneknechii

2nd Place:

Mammillaria matudae

Jodi Visosky

"Interesting branching on this one. Nice plant"

BT_cactus_novice_mammillariaSp.jpg

2nd Place:

Trichocereus bridgesii monstrose

Gale Perez

"Nice older plant but the frog???"

BT_cactus_novice_trichocereusBridgesiiMo

3rd Place:

Ferocactus emoryi

Eileen Mandell

"Still a baby but getting there!"

BT_cactus_novice_ferocactusEmoryi1.jpeg

3rd Place:

Stenocactus multicostatus ssp. zacatecasensis

Eileen Mandell

"Great candy striped flowers"

BT_cactus_novice_stenocactusMulticostatu

Succulent Advanced

1st Place:

Conophytum minimum wittebergense

Mike Burkhardt

"Who said "Conos" never win!?"

BT_succulent_advanced_conophytumMinimumW

2nd Place:

Anacampseros alstonii

Mike Burkhardt

"Old plant. I hope you have had it forever"

BT_succulent_advanced_anacampserosAlston

3rd Place:

Euphorbia suppressa

Mike Nelson

"With two "P"s and two "S"s, it has to be good and it is!"

BT_succulent_advanced_euphorbiaSuppressa

Hechtia lepidophylla

Dean Karras

BT_succulent_advanced_hechtiaLepidophyll

Lapidaria margaretae

Dean Karras

BT_succulent_advanced_lapidariaMargareta

Succulent Intermediate

1st Place:

Euphorbia aeruginosa

Norb Roden

"With flowers, well staged"

BT_succulent_intermediate_euphorbiaAerug

2nd Place:

Echeveria pulidonis

Norb Roden

"Lovely older plant showing the bright yellow flowers"

BT_succulent_intermediate_echeveriaPulid

3rd Place:

Laelia bradei

Tom Biggart

"This succulent orchid would be a shoe in for first with flowers. it has fairly large ones given the size of the plant. the pot was rather geological and interesting choice."

BT_succulent_intermediate_laeliaBradii.j

Aeonium "Mardi Gras"

Pauline Wong

BT_succulent_intermediate_echeveriaMardi

Echeveria subsessilis variegated

Pauline Wong

BT_succulent_intermediate_echeveriaSubse

Succulent Novice

1st Place:

Haworthia truncata var. maughanii

Patti Nelson

"Nice older plant looking a lot like they do in South Africa"

BT_succulent_novice_haworthiaTruncataVar

1st Place:

Sarcocaulon herrei

Michael Loesch

"Slow growing and nicely grown in flower"

BT_succulent_novice_sarcocaulonHerrei1.j

2nd Place:

Titanopsis calcarea

Eileen Mandell

"It appears to be two different plants, perhaps two species but nicely grown"

BT_succulent_novice_titanopsisCalcarea1.

3rd Place:

Tulista pumila

Michael Loesch

"Looks like the Robertson SA form to me."

BT_succulent_novice_haworthiaPumila.jpeg

Echeveria hybrid

Joan Herskowitz

BT_succulent_novice_echeveriaHybrid.jpeg

Euphorbia clandestina

Jodi Visosky

Euphorbia sp.

Pat Bryan

BT_succulent_novice_euphorbiaSp2.jpeg

Kalanchoe tarantula & Graptopetalum 'Murasaki'

Georgia Kenney

BT_succulent_novice_kalanchoeTarantulaGr

Mangave 'Man of Steel'

Georgia Kenney

Sempervivum arachnoideum

Joan Herskowitz

BT_succulent_novice_sempervivumArachnoid

If you find any error, please contact membership@sdcss.net to correct.

Thank you all for the beautiful specimens!