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!"

2nd Place:

Mammillaria spinossisima

Dean Karras

"As nice as a Mamm can get!"

3rd Place:

Turbinicarpus saueri ssp septentrionalis

Dean Karras

"Flowering up a storm"

Turbinicarpus schwarzii v. rubrifloru

Dean Karras

Cactus Intermediate

1st Place:

Mammillaria spinosissima

May Fong Ho

"great mamm and right time of the year!"

2nd Place:

Stenocactus multicostatus ssp. zacatecasensis

Sherman Blench

"I too liked the old name better! "

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."

Gymnocalycium bruchii

Allen Clark

Mammillaria elongata

Norb Roden

Mammillaria elongata

Norb Roden

Cactus Novice

1st Place:

Mammillaria spinosissima

Ruth Contino

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

1st Place:

Neoporteria wagneknechii

Ruth Contino

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

2nd Place:

Mammillaria matudae

Jodi Visosky

"Interesting branching on this one. Nice plant"

2nd Place:

Trichocereus bridgesii monstrose

Gale Perez

"Nice older plant but the frog???"

3rd Place:

Ferocactus emoryi

Eileen Mandell

"Still a baby but getting there!"

3rd Place:

Stenocactus multicostatus ssp. zacatecasensis

Eileen Mandell

"Great candy striped flowers"

Succulent Advanced

1st Place:

Conophytum minimum wittebergense

Mike Burkhardt

"Who said "Conos" never win!?"

2nd Place:

Anacampseros alstonii

Mike Burkhardt

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

3rd Place:

Euphorbia suppressa

Mike Nelson

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

Hechtia lepidophylla

Dean Karras

Lapidaria margaretae

Dean Karras

Succulent Intermediate

1st Place:

Euphorbia aeruginosa

Norb Roden

"With flowers, well staged"

2nd Place:

Echeveria pulidonis

Norb Roden

"Lovely older plant showing the bright yellow flowers"

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."

Aeonium "Mardi Gras"

Pauline Wong

Echeveria subsessilis variegated

Pauline Wong

Succulent Novice

1st Place:

Haworthia truncata var. maughanii

Patti Nelson

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

1st Place:

Sarcocaulon herrei

Michael Loesch

"Slow growing and nicely grown in flower"

2nd Place:

Titanopsis calcarea

Eileen Mandell

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

3rd Place:

Tulista pumila

Michael Loesch

"Looks like the Robertson SA form to me."

Echeveria hybrid

Joan Herskowitz

Euphorbia clandestina

Jodi Visosky

Euphorbia sp.

Pat Bryan

Kalanchoe tarantula & Graptopetalum 'Murasaki'

Georgia Kenney

Mangave 'Man of Steel'

Georgia Kenney

Sempervivum arachnoideum

Joan Herskowitz

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

Thank you all for the beautiful specimens!

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