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Frankenstank

I live in the southwest and keep a succulent and cactus garden! Zone 9a.

Senecio rowleyanus

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Frankenstank

My pearls have grown so much this spring.

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ambitiouswolf

How long have you had your pearls?

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Frankenstank

@ambitiouswolf I've had them since around August of last year.

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poopsiepie

Wow! I remember when you first got them! They're huge!

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Frankenstank

@poopsiepie I know! I felt like they were never going to grow and then all of the sudden the last two months they've just gone wild!

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ofthought

Love love love them

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Doomsdoor

Do you have the string of bananas?

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Frankenstank

All bloomed! 🌼

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lesliecole49

Do they have a scent?

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Frankenstank

@lesliecole49 Yes, they smell like cloves!

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bpetty55

So, now can u use the seeds from the blooms to grow new plants? @Frankenstank

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Frankenstank

@bpetty55 I think I would have to have another blooming plant to pollinate. I'm not sure though.

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Frankenstank

@bpetty55 Well, I went ahead and hand pollinated the flowers so we will see what happens. 😁

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bpetty55

@Frankenstank I gotcha.... well, I saved the dried blooms from mine, and figured it's worth a shot, so I'll let ya know.....

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Frankenstank

3 out of 5 bloomed. Working on the 4th!

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columbiariver

There it is!

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bpetty55

Oh wow! 💕 it

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ambitiouswolf

I didn't know they flowered. That is so neat😁

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lovestogarden

Beautiful. Fantastic 📷

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Frankenstank

@ambitiouswolf This one has 5 flowers on it so far, but this is the only one open yet!

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KariSamuel

#stringofpearls #flowering #upclose #newtothis - Wowzerz! Now I will add it to my #wishlist!

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Frankenstank

@KariSamuel This one seems to be a fast grower! It didn't do much over the winter, but the past two weeks it's been growing like a weed.

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KariSamuel

Its just such a cool looking plant, all on it's own... and then to add a flower like THAT?! ...

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Frankenstank

She's about to bloom five flowers! I'm so lucky! ❤❤❤

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Frankenstank

This one has grown a lot this week and has two flowers flowers getting ready to bloom!

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columbiariver

Yes it is going to bloom! It likes you. These are such a fun plant.

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columbiariver

Yes it is going to bloom! It likes you. These are such a fun plant.

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Acetaker

I love these...just one plant that just sticks out as a good convoy piece😍

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Frankenstank

@ambitiouswolf

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