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These Ain't Orchids

This is a discussion on These Ain't Orchids within the The Jungle forums, part of the Land Plants category; No, these aren't orchids. They are succulents which used to be my other growing passion, ...

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    No, these aren't orchids. They are succulents which used to be my other growing passion, besides my waistline....don't go there, anybody.... Anyway, I have several "NOID" succulents that I'd like some help with, if anybody recognizes them....I know ID-ing hybrid anything is a crap-shoot at best....the 1st may be a Crassula while the others are Echeveria and I've put a name to one of them but may be wrong...could be Paul Bunyan








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    Just to add to my thread, here are some flowers of two Echeveria. The 2nd one is a NOID and is pictured above. E. runyonii has a larger flower than the usual Echeveria as you can see from these examples.





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    These are awesome. I have a couple of noid succulents also. Both are still small, but I hope to bloom them sometime. I love the look of the flowers. Nice growing, Howard.

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    great photo`s
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    The flower facing the camera in the first pic amused me -- looks like a mouth with teeth along the lower "jaw" (anthers I assume....)

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    Those are pretty...i've just started my "collection" of succulents. I like the ones without those awful thorns. There is one outfront that must go soon as it's gotten to big to handle without gloves and a leather apron!
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    Very cool, Howard. I love the colors at the top of the plant in the first picture.

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