Cactus and Succulents forum: My Haworthia is blooming!

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Name: Jonna
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Nov 23, 2011 5:11 PM CST
I got these at the local succulent club, I'm pretty sure they said they were Haworthia gracilis. I'm looking at that type online and I'm not sure I have the right tag. It kind of looks like Haworthia translucens. Anyway, they are very small and there is a bud growing from one of them. I had a tough time getting a picture of the bud, but I think I did it. I'm kind of excited about it.

I have them growing in the top of a coconut shell, they have gotten slightly larger but they have not grown much. Anyway, here are the pictures.

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the bud
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the shelf of our BBQ so you can see how really small they are.

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the Haworthia on the left in the larger part of a coconut shell, is (I believe) Haworthia cymbiformis.

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I may have gotten the tags messed up and they are fading so I'm going by older pics of the plants with tags when i got them. The succulent club is having its big, annual show this weekend (I'll take pictures) and after that is over I'll carry my plants to a meeting and see what they say about their ID.

I just hope nothing happens to the bloom and that I get a good picture of it. Hurray!

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Name: Hetty
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Nov 23, 2011 7:07 PM CST
We'll be waiting with bated breath!
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I have several of them and the blooms are the sweetest itty bitty things!
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