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Mar 25, 2018 6:30 PM CST
Name: Lindsey
Ohio (Zone 6a)
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Sorry if there is a post already going for this, but with the start of spring my plants are exploding with color in the greenhouse!!! Here are some pictures of the gorgeous pinks and purples I have right now! Please share yours. Lovey dubby



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Mar 25, 2018 7:29 PM CST
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Name: Baja
Baja California (Zone 11b)
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Perfect subject for this time of year! Seeing lots of purple and pink on the patio right now...
Grapto/Echeverias
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Agave, aloe flowers
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This is the most reliable aloe here for purple.
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Its offspring tend to be pretty purple in the sun
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This one is getting some sun protection so it's greener.
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Barrel cactus fruit here.
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These Dyckias are only honorary succulents but they like the same lifestyle.
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Mar 25, 2018 7:32 PM CST
Name: Lindsey
Ohio (Zone 6a)
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Baja, your plants are GORGEOUS as always. Plant goals Smiling
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Mar 25, 2018 7:43 PM CST
Name: Karen
New Mexico (Zone 8a)
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Great photos, both of you! I'll have to look around to see what I have. Just got back from a trip, so it'll be a while til I catch up.
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Mar 25, 2018 9:39 PM CST
Name: Laurie b
Western Washington (Zone 7b)
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Just beautiful @ljones26 and @Baja_Costero. Just gorgeous growing guys.
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Mar 27, 2018 10:57 AM CST
Name: Lindsey
Ohio (Zone 6a)
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Thank you Laurie and Karen! Smiling

Here's another I took a pic of this morning. Anybody have any idea what it is? Smiling I'm propagating a couple!
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Mar 27, 2018 3:31 PM CST
Name: Dennis O'Neill
So. Cal. L.A. Cty (Zone 9b)
OK you got me on my feet and out the door with a camera, here goes some purple, pink and reds. First up is a Kelly Griffin aloe hybrid 'Pink Panther'

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another Kelly Griffin aloe, 'Raspberry Ruffles'

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next is a group of Echeveria 'Afterglow' in a planter

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Echeveria 'Mt. Etna', all have been beheaded in the last few months

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More beheaded Echeveria, these are 'Zorro's'

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The last Echeveria is 'Metallica', daddy of the Perle von nurnberg I believe.




Finally an Aeonium 'Marti Gras'

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Great time of the year for succulent colors, enjoy. Dennis
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Mar 27, 2018 3:33 PM CST
Name: Karen
New Mexico (Zone 8a)
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You have a nice collection, Dennis. Thanks for sharing the photos with us!
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Mar 27, 2018 4:22 PM CST
Name: Dennis O'Neill
So. Cal. L.A. Cty (Zone 9b)
Karen, thank you for looking.
It all began in a garden.
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Mar 27, 2018 6:23 PM CST
Name: Lindsey
Ohio (Zone 6a)
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I love the Raspberry Ruffles!! Lovey dubby Thank you for sharing (:
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Mar 28, 2018 7:16 AM CST
Name: Jai or Jack
WV (Zone 6b)
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I think this is a Graptoveria.
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This is Lithops somethingorother. It is a couple years old and has never grown in the correct way. But it has a very faint reddish purplish tint.
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This nodulosa Echeveria has been neglected for ever. It keeps sending up babies, and I really should treat it more kindly.
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A new Jade cutting I got the other day, which has reddish leaves.
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This Sedum was green all winter and has recently started showing pink.
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Not a succulent, but this pepper plant is just breaking dormancy and you can see a little bit of purple in its leaves. It turns purple then solid black in the summer.
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Also not a succulent, but this coleus is definitely pinkish purple. I've had it for years and it will not stop growing.
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When I bought this it was labeled Echeveria Perle von Nurnberg. However, I think it is probably a hybrid or a poorly bred Perle von Nurnberg because it's growth habit has always been wonky.
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I stole this Christmas cactus cutting off the floor at Walmart. It should not have made a new bloom without roots, but it did. I'm going to take the bloom off.
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This coleus standard is a couple years old. Also not a succulent, but I grow it with them because it enjoys lots of light. That chair in my yard would really appreciate it if the movers would come and get it already.
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Lastly, this bird is as pink as pink gets and she lives in my plants because I am trashy.
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Keep going!
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Mar 28, 2018 7:23 AM CST
Name: Lindsey
Ohio (Zone 6a)
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HAHAHAHAHAHHA "because I'm trashy" I am cracking up! Rolling on the floor laughing Your plants are beautiful Smiling
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Mar 28, 2018 10:05 AM CST
Name: Jai or Jack
WV (Zone 6b)
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I forgot these purple sempervivums because they are outside waiting to be planted in my rock garden once I get it started.

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I got each container for $1 at a tiny little greenhouse run by a man in his 80s. I did not have any cash on me, so he insisted that I just bring him the money whenever I got it. I thought that was kind of crazy so I went to a gas station and got cash and took directly to him.

I told him he should not trust people but then I got to thinking probably nobody will ever go in there with the intent to buy $1 sempervivums on credit and not pay. lol
Keep going!
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Mar 28, 2018 5:16 PM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL 🌵🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
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Pink & Purple are my fav colors!

Pachysedum


Love the pink tips on Jade cultivar 'Gollum'
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This little fella is no longer with us, but we'll always have the pic.
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Echeveria harmsii
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Euphorbia tirucalli
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E. tithymaloides
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Graptosedum, sometimes they feel pink, sometimes purple
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Graptopetalum paraguayense, same thing


Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi, variegated
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Peperomia tricolor
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Sedeveria
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Sedum morganianum
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Hardy Sedum cultivar
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S. tetractinum
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Mar 30, 2018 6:34 PM CST
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Name: Baja
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Purple and pink dicots in the database and my last couple years of photos...



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Mar 30, 2018 6:58 PM CST
Name: Jai or Jack
WV (Zone 6b)
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Oh, I didn't think to include plants from previous years.

My Easter cactus. Its leaves are purple-tinged, too. I like Easter cactus blooms so much better than Christmas/Thanksgiving cactus blooms.
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This Faucaria had very faint purple teeth. I knocked it over and destroyed it, unfortunately. But I currently have a bunch of seedlings, some of which are, in fact, purple-tinged.
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Ordinary Echeveria flower.
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When I first got this Gasteria it had a faint purple tint on some of the leaves, but that has gone and never returned. I wonder why. It's probably light levels but I don't know if it needs more or less...
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Portulaca are so easy. This bowl looked completely disheveled all year but they grew with colorful abandon and bloomed until frost.
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Keep going!
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Apr 1, 2018 10:36 AM CST
Name: Dirt
(Zone 5b)
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here's a couple, from yesterday
yay, spring!



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Apr 1, 2018 11:13 AM CST
Name: Karen
New Mexico (Zone 8a)
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Very pretty, dirt!
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Apr 1, 2018 1:37 PM CST
Name: Asa
Wasatch Front - Utah
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I'm colorblind (reds/greens) and not much of a gardener/taxonomist - so I may be wrong on two fronts sticking these in here...but they're pretty:
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