Site Banners forum: Banner for March 31, 2017 by Baja_Costero

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Name: Baja
Baja California (Zone 11b)
Cactus and Succulents Seed Starter Foliage Fan Xeriscape Container Gardener Bromeliad
Hummingbirder Native Plants and Wildflowers Garden Photography Region: Mexico Plant Identifier Forum moderator
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Baja_Costero
Mar 30, 2017 6:01 PM CST
Male Euphorbia bupleurifolia cyathia in early winter.

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Name: Karen
NM (Zone 7b)
Region: New Mexico Region: Arizona Greenhouse Cactus and Succulents Adeniums Sempervivums
Salvias Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Garden Art Plumerias Bookworm Hibiscus
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plantmanager
Mar 30, 2017 6:02 PM CST
This makes a great banner, Baja!
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Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
Garden Ideas: Level 1 Plant Identifier Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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crawgarden
Mar 30, 2017 7:41 PM CST
Very cool banner!
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Name: Baja
Baja California (Zone 11b)
Cactus and Succulents Seed Starter Foliage Fan Xeriscape Container Gardener Bromeliad
Hummingbirder Native Plants and Wildflowers Garden Photography Region: Mexico Plant Identifier Forum moderator
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Baja_Costero
Mar 30, 2017 9:19 PM CST
Thanks guys. I think I need to start using a tripod (hate it)... way too shaky on the zoom.

For the purpose of comparing boys and girls, which are separate individuals in this species, here's what the girl flowers look like, before and after pollination. It's actually really easy to tell boys from girls once you've seen them.



The babies look like this (the round leaf is the seed leaf).



And finally here's a recent pic showing the feature I'm selecting for in the offspring... early branching. Apparently it's genetic, or so they say. This is the branchiest individual from that generation (and current preferred parent).

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Name: Nancy Mumpton
Sun Lakes, AZ (Zone 9b)
I'm NancySLAZ on some sites
Charter ATP Member Enjoys or suffers hot summers Cat Lover Container Gardener Dog Lover Region: Southwest Gardening
Region: United States of America Photo Contest Winner: 2014
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nmumpton
Mar 30, 2017 11:50 PM CST
Baja: Your 5 Euphorbia cyathias are perfect for a banner! Hurray!
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Name: Jean
Hot Springs Vlg, AR, DeLand, F
Region: Florida Daylilies Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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rocklady
Mar 31, 2017 6:47 AM CST
Super banner! Hurray! Hurray! I tip my hat to you.
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