Site Banners forum: Banner for May 9, 2019 by Baja_Costero

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Name: Baja
Baja California (Zone 11b)
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Baja_Costero
May 8, 2019 6:01 PM CST
Aloe in bloom

Aloe claviflora at the start of spring.

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Name: Karen
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plantmanager
May 8, 2019 6:03 PM CST
I love this banner, and guessed it was yours, Baja.
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Name: Baja
Baja California (Zone 11b)
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Baja_Costero
May 8, 2019 7:15 PM CST
Maybe you've seen it on the succulent forum... in any case, great flowers on this aloe, unusual shaped raceme. Thumbs up

Full size photo here:

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Flower detail here from later down the road:



But no fruit this year either. Shrug!

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Fleur569
May 8, 2019 7:23 PM CST
A terrific banner! Nicely sliced out of the original photo, incorporating the leaves and bloom. It always amazes me how out of a desert landscape, such beauty develops. Nature certainly is miraculous. (and the photographer is pretty good too)
Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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crawgarden
May 8, 2019 8:18 PM CST
Incredible banner Baja
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Name: Kristi
east Texas pineywoods (Zone 8a)
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pod
May 8, 2019 8:51 PM CST
Interesting posture on the bloom and I love the riot of color in the full size photo as well. Very nice! Thumbs up
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Name: Marilyn
Kentucky (Zone 6a)
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Marilyn
May 8, 2019 9:01 PM CST
Great banner Baja.
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Name: Casey
North Carolina (Zone 7b)
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greenappleagnes
May 9, 2019 5:02 AM CST
I agree with all. Great banner Baja! Just love the coral, especially against the blue-gray. Hurray!
Name: Stan
Florida Panhandle (Defuniak Sp (Zone 8b)
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GaNinFl
May 9, 2019 5:03 AM CST
I agree with everyone's comments, Baja. A great representation of the original photo and it sure makes a great banner! Thumbs up Thumbs up
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Name: Mika
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cliftoncat
May 9, 2019 9:39 AM CST
Great banner, Baja - congrats! I tip my hat to you.
Name: Baja
Baja California (Zone 11b)
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Baja_Costero
May 9, 2019 8:15 PM CST
Thank you all for the kind words. Smiling That little inflorescence was the reason I got the aloe, and it fit perfectly into the sideways geometry of the banner.

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