January 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 Feb 20th, 2021.
To enter, email your entries with the subject line “Brag Table” to the editor at: firstname.lastname@example.org
For showing your beautiful specimens!
Don Hunt as digital plant arbiter / commenter!
35 Specimens: 12 cactus & 23 succulents
"Maybe a novice grower, but not a novice plant. Time to move up."
"Clean Gymos are not normal"
"Grow this plant hard or it will get crazy fat for an opuntia"
Turbinicarpus schwarzii v. rubriflorus
"Large clean flowering example of a great small cactus"
"Very nice plan. Not a fan of the pot, would be great with staging"
Cereus peruvianus monstrose
"Good specimen give it some time"
Cereus forbesii monstrose
"What nice form. This plan will look better and better"
"Beautiful happy plant"
"I like Mammillaria for the spines, but the flowers are good too"
"Excellent plant, so slow. Nice form"
"Really like the total presentation. Nice arrangement"
"Just starting the cephalum"
"I really like this cactus with the black straight spines and the ring of pink flowers. If I knew for sure what it was, I'd look to add it to my collection"
"Always a big fan of medusas. Excellent species form"
"I like the genera, I need one I think"
"Perfect presentation. I need one now"
"So variable. Every collection needs a fransoisii or several"
Don Hunt (not judged)
"Floral ball a full 3 inches in Diameter" (dishonorable mention for stinking up my grow for 2 weeks)
"Nicely grown, needs full sun and has a large underground rootstock"
"From the immortal Sansevieria group. Green swords and spears"
"Verry pretty plant"
Echeveria pulodonis crested
"Nice form, very tight"
Aeonium with green flowers, crested
"So weird, so great"
Aloe Barbadensis 'Safari Rose'
"Kew book says barbadensis is A. vera, but this doesn't look right to me"
"Young plant, good start."
"Natural bonsai, always looks good
"Leaning into the sun"
"Such a strange plant, love it"
Aloe "Pink Blush"
"I like the aloe hybrids when presented like this"
"Good presentation of the vine"
"Almost in bloom, interesting foliage"
"Happy plant :)"
"I see that plastic pot. Acceptable presentation"
Kathy Moser & Hector Perez
"This cono needs a new pot. Growing well where it is though"
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Thank you all for the beautiful specimens!