Not sure if these are suckers, or three separate plants. In Los Angeles cactus intercity show, summer.
A closeup of the beautifully patterned shiny leaves.
In a plant show in zone 9b
This is excellent clone - one of 2 picked up at HD - an Altman plant in 2 inch pot for $4.97!! The other is a different clone, and is budding in early Oct. of the same year it was puchased in 3" pot
large plant in Huntington gardens collection, southern California
same plant as above but with hand for scale
Multiple flowering stalks, over a foot tall
Beautiful see thru leaves. The beginnings of a flower stalk. Scar from cats :P
At a local C&S show.
ea leaf has a "window" at the tip where photosynthesis occurs
Mine is grown in unheated glasshouse (to keep off excessive wet and protect from cold).
Los Angeles intercity show 2010
Los Angeles intercity cactus and succulent show 2011