Cactus and Tender Succulents forum: My first beautiful little Lithops flowered!

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Name: Kristi
South Bend, IN (Zone 5b)
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grafiti4u
Oct 10, 2016 10:56 AM CST
I just got my first Lithops (Stone Face) cactus this summer and to my surprise it blossomed! I didn't know it would do that, and I am happy I saw it when it did, because I hear cactus blossoms may last only a day. I guess he likes it here! I also have a Pleiospilos nelii(split rock), but it hasn't bloomed. These little jems are a wonderful addition to my plant family!

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Name: tarev
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tarev
Oct 10, 2016 11:13 AM CST
Very pretty Kristi! Good growing! Lovey dubby I have never been good with these little ones, thank you for posting..will enjoy your plant through photos Big Grin
Name: Daisy
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Oct 10, 2016 12:32 PM CST
Yeah! Hurray!
Name: monique
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moniquenz
Oct 10, 2016 1:32 PM CST
What an awesome surprise! I have been on the look out for one these in New Zealand and have just found an online site. So excited. Thanks for the picture Thumbs up
Name: Kristi
South Bend, IN (Zone 5b)
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grafiti4u
Oct 10, 2016 7:51 PM CST
Thanks all! It's nice to find others that also appreciate the little wonders of life. Smiling
Kristi
Name: Laurie Basler
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lauriebasler
Oct 11, 2016 6:58 AM CST
Those little things are amazing. So healthy. Having the discipline to not overwater is a skill I admire, Very impressive. You are the stone face whisperer!!
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Name: Tiffanyโ˜˜๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ’ฎ ๐Ÿ„๐Ÿ๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒด
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purpleinopp
Oct 11, 2016 7:37 AM CST
Fantastic! One of mine bloomed soon after I got it in 2013 but I haven't seen any new blooms since.
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โ˜•๐Ÿ‘“ The only way to succeed is to try.
Name: Kristi
South Bend, IN (Zone 5b)
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grafiti4u
Oct 13, 2016 9:05 PM CST
Lauriebasler,
LOL! Actually, my watering discipline is definitely not a skill - I am sure my other plants think its a curse! I am one of those who water when I think of it D'Oh! , but luckily my plants have just learned to adjust. Smiling

Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
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Philipwonel
Nov 11, 2016 10:24 AM CST
@grafiti4u
Its people like you that catus ๐Ÿ’˜.
Oh yea baby !!! Abuse me !
Hurt me ! Hurt me ! Oh yea !
LMAO ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„
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Vlngrl
Dec 26, 2016 9:11 PM CST
Can anyone offer advice for a first time cactus seed planter!
I have lithops seed I think they are 2 years old
Exciting to see that they bloom!!!!
I have an east-southeast facing bright light room and grow mats
What type of soil should I use?
Name: Tiffanyโ˜˜๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ’ฎ ๐Ÿ„๐Ÿ๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒด
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purpleinopp
Dec 27, 2016 8:30 AM CST
Hi & welcome, Vlngrl!

Your question is worth of the attention of a separate discussion, IMVHO. All pairs of eyes that visit this forum would see it that way. As it is, only those who find it within this discussion about pics of blooms would see it. I'm sorry I can't offer an anecdote, not something I've done. Best luck!
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โ˜•๐Ÿ‘“ The only way to succeed is to try.

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