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Stapelia grandiflora

This is a discussion on Stapelia grandiflora within the A Kodak Moment: not necessarily plants... forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Just opened today! It has about 20 buds, only 3 are opened. The smell is...OMG!...

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    Default Stapelia grandiflora

    Just opened today! It has about 20 buds, only 3 are opened. The smell is...OMG!
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    Very pretty blooms - never mind the smell. Mine has never bloomed.

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    Glad I can't smell it, but it sure is a magnificent-looking plant! Love the "hairs" on it and how it looks for all the world like a cactus. Thanks for sharing it with us, Gabi.

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    We have a Stapelia gigantea that is much less red! This one is so pretty, Gabi.

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    Thank you all!
    Yew, mabye it is too moist for a Stapelia in your country!
    Very nice flowers Bruce! Yours is gigantea, mine is grandiflora.

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    Such neat looking flowers! Too bad it stinks.

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    LOL I have Stapelia variegata, it bloomed for me last summer, and it should do again soon. The smell aint nowhere as bad!

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    Beautiful stinker

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    Here are some pics of my Stapelia, taken today.
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    5 opened flowers, best number since I got it

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    Were you holding your breath while those pics were taken, Gabi?

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