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Mar 3, 2014 8:35 PM CST
Name: Greg Colucci
Seattle WA (Zone 8b)
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I hope ya'll don't mind if I put in this random chat so we don't have to create a new thread each time posting something new!
Here is my new Aloe variegata "Partridge breast aloe" I didn't realize there were bloom stalks on it when I got it a couple weeks ago! Hurray!
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Did know that the pup was here though!!!
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I tip my hat to you.
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Mar 3, 2014 9:00 PM CST
Name: Kristi
east Texas pineywoods (Zone 8a)
Herbs Region: Texas Vegetable Grower Avid Green Pages Reviewer Garden Ideas: Level 2
I love this Aloes' intense color and their bloom is gorgeous. Hope you will post photos as it delivers blooms. Kristi
Believe in yourself even when no one else will. ~ Sasquatch
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Mar 3, 2014 10:54 PM CST
Name: Greg Colucci
Seattle WA (Zone 8b)
Sempervivums Sedums Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Cactus and Succulents Container Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 1
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Thanks Kristi, I saw it at a nursery and just couldn't resist! I had seen people talking about this aloe on here, but didn't realize how big and fat they are in person! This is in a 10inch pot - so it is a fatty!!!! The bloom stalks are huge and the timing for me here in Seattle is perfect, because I'll be putting it outside in another couple of weeks!!
I'll take photos as the blooms are opening!
I tip my hat to you.
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Mar 4, 2014 4:48 PM CST
Name: 'CareBear'

Amaryllis Cactus and Succulents Dog Lover Hostas Irises Region: Pennsylvania
Sempervivums
Hope you receive some seeds also from it.
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Mar 4, 2014 8:12 PM CST
Name: Greg Colucci
Seattle WA (Zone 8b)
Sempervivums Sedums Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Cactus and Succulents Container Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 1
Garden Art Birds Dog Lover Cat Lover Region: Pacific Northwest Hummingbirder
Good point carebear! Me too! Hurray!
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Mar 4, 2014 10:54 PM CST
Name: Sheryl
Hot, hot, hot, Feenix, AZ (Zone 9b)
Region: Southwest Gardening Charter ATP Member Keeps Horses Dog Lover Cat Lover Permaculture
Butterflies Birds Cottage Gardener Herbs I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Irises
I had three of those.... the bunnies ate two, strangely enough. Supposedly the aloes are too bitter for them, but noooo-ooo...
In the end, only kindness matters.

Science is not the answer, it is the question.


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Mar 4, 2014 11:04 PM CST
Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
Container Gardener Foliage Fan Sempervivums Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Garden Ideas: Master Level
Bunnies with taste for "partridge breast"...gourmet taste... Sticking tongue out
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Mar 4, 2014 11:28 PM CST
Name: Greg Colucci
Seattle WA (Zone 8b)
Sempervivums Sedums Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Cactus and Succulents Container Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 1
Garden Art Birds Dog Lover Cat Lover Region: Pacific Northwest Hummingbirder
I have raccoons...hope they leave this alone - can't imagine any animal liking to eat these. Blinking
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Mar 5, 2014 1:12 AM CST
Name: Calin
Weston-super-mare UK (Zone 7b)
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Cute one Greg.
I thought I had one of these, but I guess not. It's here in my office (at work) and mine is at least 30-40 cm tall, maybe the low light is to blame??? I still think mine is a different Aloe.
I also have a cute small Aloe just about in the same stage of blooming like yours.
Should we compare?
LOL
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Mar 5, 2014 2:35 AM CST
Name: Greg Colucci
Seattle WA (Zone 8b)
Sempervivums Sedums Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Cactus and Succulents Container Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 1
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This one is only about 20cm but each part is really thick!! These blooms are going to be amazing! I hadn't ever seen an aloe like this - I'd heard people boasting about theirs but never saw in person until now! Oh wow nodding
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Mar 5, 2014 11:22 AM CST
Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
Container Gardener Foliage Fan Sempervivums Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Garden Ideas: Master Level
They are impressive, Greg; I'm not an aloe fan but that one is so thick (in a nice way) and the coloring reminds me of Sansevieria and Gasteria colorings which are such rich green tones.
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Mar 5, 2014 5:53 PM CST
Name: Greg Colucci
Seattle WA (Zone 8b)
Sempervivums Sedums Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Cactus and Succulents Container Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 1
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As soon as I saw it I knew I needed to bring it home, I kept dancing around the table that it was on, and Springcolor was trying to ignore me..."Should I get it? Should I get it?" haha Thumbs up And that was when I had no idea there were bloom stalks on it! Hurray!
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Mar 6, 2014 8:52 AM CST
Name: adam
hotsprings, AR (Zone 8b)
Region: Arkansas Cactus and Succulents Container Gardener Miniature Gardening Seed Starter Tropicals
Nice aloe Greg I saw 2 aloes that looked like that or similar at a local Walmart. I didn't get one because I'm On a very tight budget this month. Well I already spent money on seeds this month. And because I didn't have space on my plant stand for it.
When the past is forgotten it is destined to be repeated.
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Mar 6, 2014 10:46 AM CST
Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
Container Gardener Foliage Fan Sempervivums Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Garden Ideas: Master Level
Yes, I was wondering about how populated your plant stand must be getting with all the propagation you've been doing Adam, @adamgreen
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Mar 8, 2014 1:20 AM CST
Name: Greg Colucci
Seattle WA (Zone 8b)
Sempervivums Sedums Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Cactus and Succulents Container Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 1
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Adam your seedlings are very inspirational...I may attempt something from seed this year...I'm trying to get less on the tender succulents and more on the ones I can leave outdoors, so maybe they'll be alpine succulents that I try growing from seed. Watching your success has been fun!! Thank you! Thumbs up
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Mar 8, 2014 5:05 AM CST
Name: David Paul
(Zone 9b)
Cat Lover Hibiscus Seed Starter Native Plants and Wildflowers Vegetable Grower Region: Florida
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I agree I tip my hat to you.
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Mar 17, 2014 11:02 AM CST
Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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Hey Greg @gg5 are the blooms out yet?
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Mar 17, 2014 10:05 PM CST
Name: Greg Colucci
Seattle WA (Zone 8b)
Sempervivums Sedums Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Cactus and Succulents Container Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 1
Garden Art Birds Dog Lover Cat Lover Region: Pacific Northwest Hummingbirder
Tarev yes they are all totally up but I thought they would open more...I'll take a photo tomorrow. The blossoms are very long, closed up tubes...not all that impressive! (in my opinion) so didn't post *Blush*
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Mar 18, 2014 12:42 AM CST
Name: Calin
Weston-super-mare UK (Zone 7b)
Bulbs Lilies Plant and/or Seed Trader
Yea, not nice when the blooms are disappointing...
Mine is supposed to have nice-enough ones...
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Mar 18, 2014 9:50 AM CST
Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
Give PEACE a chance!
Houseplants Cat Lover Region: California Plays in the sandbox Orchids Plant Lover: Loves 'em all!
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Very promising photo Calin Hurray!

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