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Hydeckiryu
Mar 3, 2018 12:20 PM CST
This ordinary succulent has a large flowering growth extending out from near its center. Is this part of the plant or another species that might need to be removed?
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Name: Charlie
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SunnyBorders
Mar 3, 2018 12:27 PM CST
Certainly a flower stem on your (think it's a) Haworthia.
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Calif_Sue
Mar 3, 2018 1:14 PM CST

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A very happy plant getting ready to bloom! Thumbs up
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plantmanager
Mar 3, 2018 1:24 PM CST
I agree You have a very happy plant. Keep doing what you're doing.
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DaisyI
Mar 3, 2018 2:21 PM CST
Those are not Haworthia flowers. I think it might be an Aloe.
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Name: Charlie
Aurora, Ontario (Zone 5b)
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SunnyBorders
Mar 3, 2018 3:17 PM CST
May well be.
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tarev
Mar 3, 2018 3:43 PM CST
Very pretty plant! It looks like an aloe gasteria hybrid that I also have. My plant is also sending out its bloomstalk right now. As the weather warms up some more and with more light those blooms will show even more.
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Hydeckiryu
Mar 6, 2018 3:18 PM CST
Thank you all for the helpful info and kind encouragement. I am excited to see what springtime brings!

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