Wednesday, March 10, 2010

New Plants Again, This Time from the Chicago Flower & Garden Show, 2010

My next post (or maybe even two) will be devoted to my annual visit to the Chicago Flower and Garden Show. In the meantime, here are the new plants I purchased at the show.

Top row, left to right: Stapelia hirsuta, Graptopetalum hybrid, Crassula 'Buddha's Temple'
Bottom row, left to right: Parodia haselbergii, Aichyrson bethencourtianum, Astrophytum myriostigma.

These are the IDs of the plants as given on the very informative labels. They included a common name, a botanical name, a brief description of growth habit, and growing instructions, all in a very small space. I do think the "Graptopetalum hybrid" is a Graptosedum though, maybe Graptosedum 'Bronze.'

Proper labeling: It can be done!

The plants were all purchased from the Ted's Greenhouse/Cactus and Succulent Society of Greater Chicago booth(s).


Mr. McGregor's Daughter said...

I couldn't resist a cute little Echevaria from there, it called to me. And I'm not a houseplant person.

Megan said...

Great succulent/cacti finds! Buddha's Temple is my favorite.

Nature Assassin said...

Ted's is the best! Did you get to have a conversation with their cactus specialist (I call him Cactus Bill)? They're having a plant auction soon...

Diane said...

Now I regret not buying that Crassula. I bought 4 things plus a fat cactus for my husband. Definitely spent more time at Ted's than at any other display or booth!