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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Jun 16, 2013 9:43 PM CST
I am a total tyro when it comes to succulents so bear with me. I was told this is a Crassula Pagoda - I can't seem to find any pictures that look quite like it . Can someone give me a definitive ID on this please?

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Name: Bev
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webesemps
Jun 16, 2013 10:22 PM CST
Xera, your pic looks to be the end of the bloom stem which has stretched out the foliage just right below it. If you were to take a pic of the part of plant closer to the soil, the foliage might be more identifiable.
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webesemps
Jun 16, 2013 10:32 PM CST
Here's a link to a plant which has same shape leaves as yours that is also stretched out because of blooms:
http://www.etsy.com/listing/83040473/reserve-neithspell-succ...

And here's Google link (which you may have already seen) to lots of crassula pagoda that aren't blooming and you can see the natural shape to the many vaieties of crassula pagoda.
http://www.google.com/search?q=crassula+pagoda+plant&tbm=isc...
Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Jun 17, 2013 10:00 AM CST
Thanks for your reply .. here is picture of the whole plant and a close up of the base.

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webesemps
Jun 17, 2013 10:14 AM CST
Base of plant definitely looks like characteristic leaves stacking on top of one another like a pagoda type! Provide plenty of light to keep the compactness of the plant shape.
Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Jun 17, 2013 10:21 AM CST
Thank you.
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Name: tarev
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tarev
Jun 17, 2013 10:43 AM CST
Hi Xeramtheum,

I have this succulent called Crassula capitella ssp. thyrsiflora 'Pagoda Village'
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I saw other Crassulas with a Pagoda on their name, and same tighter cluster of leaves as mine.

One thing for sure, your plant is a Crassula..but I do not think it is a Pagoda. Shrug!
Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Jun 17, 2013 10:47 AM CST
It was given to me a few days ago along with a lot of other succulents that I'm going to need a name for .. As I said, I'm totally new to this area of plants and if I'm going to get into them I'm wanting to know the Latin as I do with everything else I collect.

On the other hand .. can't wait for those little white buds to open.
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tarev
Jun 17, 2013 11:39 AM CST
Oh that's okay..I also learn their names as I go. Smiling Looking forward to see the bloom photos Big Grin
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Xeramtheum
Jun 28, 2013 3:57 PM CST
Bud finally opened!

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tarev
Jun 28, 2013 4:51 PM CST
That's a very lovely bloom! You know it somehow reminds me now of a Crassula capitella campfire Big Grin
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Xeramtheum
Jun 28, 2013 5:29 PM CST
It is pretty .. but oh so tiny!
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purpleinopp
Jun 30, 2013 9:48 AM CST
Looks like this plant also, but these all look pretty much alike to me...
'Caput Minima'
Doing well (as determined by me by the presence of flowers) in a few hours of afternoon sun.
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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Jun 30, 2013 10:03 AM CST
They do look alike .. I'm keeping mine in full sun all day .. except for the last few weeks - it's been raining so much I stuck them in the greenhouse. I've been wanting to plant all of my succulents in the bed I've made but hesitate because of all the rain.
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