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sushiwaitress

It's pretty much all lithops, all the time -- in excruciating detail. (I might have a problem.) Consider yourselves warned. NJ USA Zone 7a

Lithops Aucampiae

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sushiwaitress

#lithops-aucampiae #lithops #texture #goner 22 Mar 2020 #wrinkly

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KariSamuel

I kill these frequently! 🤷‍♀️ #ohnooops

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lovestogarden

Beautiful wrinkles!

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inuit

Nice! But it reminds me when I had to remove a wisdom tooth 😜🤣 Don't know why...

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sushiwaitress

#lithops-aucampiae You crazy. You either 6 months early or 6 months late. Watchu think you doing, making a flower bud IN MARCH?? You making mommy look bad! #lithops #earlybloomer #latebloomer 19 Mar 2020

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sushiwaitress

I think these are slowly dying but I'm drawn to the #texture and translucence. These aren't the cute plumpness of healthy #lithops but I still find this shot interesting. #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithopssplitting 7 Mar 2020 #lithops-aucampiae

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sushiwaitress

#lithops-aucampiae #twins #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithopssplitting 7 Mar 2020

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sushiwaitress

#lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithopssplitting 7 Mar 2020 #lithops-aucampiae #twins

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sushiwaitress

#lithops-aucampiae #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithopssplitting 7 Mar 2020 #twins

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sushiwaitress

I'm sorry, I'm sorry, I'm sorryyy!! I HEAR YOU. #lithops #lithops-aucampiae 14 Feb 2020

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cyndi

What happened?

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sushiwaitress

It got some kind of infection I think, so I cut it out a while back and put cinnamon on the wound to prevent further rot, but it has not thrived since then and I don't feel a firm little set of new baby leaves forming at the base. Maybe he'll pull through.. @cyndi

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cyndi

Fingerscrossed

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sushiwaitress

This set of #twins isn't doing too well. I think I probably killed it. Oh well. #lithops-aucampiae 14 Feb 2020 #lithops

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sushiwaitress

#lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae 13 Feb 2020 #twins #lithopssplitting

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sushiwaitress

#lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae 13 Feb 2020 #twins #lithopssplitting

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sushiwaitress

Had to pump up the exposure on this shot so I could peek down inside... is it twins? #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae 13 Feb 2020

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sushiwaitress

#lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithopssplitting #lithops-aucampiae #homedepot 4 Feb 2020

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sushiwaitress

#lithops #lithops-aucampiae #lithopssplitting 30 Jan 2020

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sushiwaitress

#lithops #lithops-aucampiae 30 Jan 2020

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kylers

Let the splitting begin!

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sushiwaitress

After the surgery, I used a cotton swab to pack the wound with cinnamon. I've heard that cinnamon prevents bacterial infection, but I have no idea if it'll really work. 21 Oct 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #experiment #cinnamon #plantsurgery

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KariSamuel

Oh noooo! 😳 What happened?

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cyndi

Oh nooo so sorry to hear that.. and its def antifungal xoxo best wishes on it.

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sushiwaitress

Not sure. There was a spreading spot of discoloration on the side and every day it got bigger. Another one got something similar and I left it alone to see what would happen and it's about dead now. So I decided to intervene with this one. I might have cut too deep, but live & learn. If I'm lucky it'll heal and grow new leaves this winter and be all better by spring. @KariSamuel

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KariSamuel

Keep us updated!

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heelerpup

You did a good job even if it doesn’t make it, experimentation and attempts net gains no matter the outcome. I had a cacti i had to cut the top out of, and I (after letting it scab overnight) packed one of those silica packets used to keep moisture out of products, on the wound to keep it nice and dry. It worked, thought I’d share incase. Good luck! 🐶🍀

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sushiwaitress

This guy had a spreading spot of rot, so I did some surgery tonight. I used a sharp kitchen knife that I'd sterilized with rubbing alcohol and I cut out the rotten part. 21 Oct 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #plantsurgery

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heatherdirtyhands

Looks like its glowing inside. :) u did a good job

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sushiwaitress

I adore these little curlicues 12 Oct 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #lithopsflower

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heelerpup

Woooo! I’m telling you, that picture would win photography contests, that’s some seriously good detail! 🤩

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sushiwaitress

It's got its petals outstretched to praise its maker 12 Oct 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #lithopsflower

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sushiwaitress

I'm watching these two like a hawk, because I need these other guys to bloom in order to pollinate the first two. #hopehopehope #hurryup 8 Oct 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #lithopsflower

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sushiwaitress

4 Oct 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #lithopsflower #fadedbeauty

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sushiwaitress

Post surgery closing back up for the night 3 Oct 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #lithopsflower

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sushiwaitress

I'm not an expert, but this is the method I used last year, and it worked. (1) drape the parts you're not going to mess with -- I didn't want to accidentally pollinate the other bud in this pot. (2) slide the edge of an envelope under the petals and be ready to catch pollen. (3) snip snip 🙊 (4) into the envelope (5) envelope in Ziploc bag with silica gel packet (if you have one -- look in your shoe boxes) and then (6) Ziploc bag in fridge (not shown) -- #hopeitworks

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sushiwaitress

3 Oct 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #lithopsflower #pollen-harvesting

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sushiwaitress

Even though they're both aucampiae, they're different sub-species, so I don't want to pollinate them together. We'll see how well that works out. 3 Oct 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #bud #lithopsflower

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sushiwaitress

Time to harvest some pollen and hope another of the same variety blooms. #hopehopehope 3 Oct 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #lithopsflower

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kez001uk

The flowers are impressive on these little things 🤩

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sushiwaitress

@kez001uk this one started looking better as the petals started drying out -- opposite of what I expected. Kind of like a last hurrah.

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kez001uk

@sushiwaitress I’m looking forward to seeing the white one you posted last night 😁 adore succulent flowers, just can’t grow them to save my life 😂

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sushiwaitress

From last night, 3 Oct 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #bud #lithopsflower

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sushiwaitress

Won't be long now 🙆‍♀️1 Oct 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #bud

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terrimclaughlin

Look at all your babies. Their growing up!!!🤗😊💕

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dinaautore

I love looking at your pictures now I know what to expect exactly! Thank you

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sushiwaitress

30 Sep 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #bud

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sushiwaitress

👅28 Sep 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #lithopsflower

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sushiwaitress

Aha! 27 Sep 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #bud

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kylers

Peek a boo!

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sushiwaitress

Some pressure building up between these leaves? Will a bud emerge? 26 Sep 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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sushiwaitress

Sleepy time now 26 Sep 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #lithopsflower

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telswirld

Wonderful 💛😀

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sushiwaitress

anthers like a fat handful of yellow Q-tips 26 Sep 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #lithopsflower #yellow

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sushiwaitress

delicate edges... thin petals... 26 Sep 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #lithopsflower #yellow

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sushiwaitress

25 Sep 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #lithopsflower #closeup #upclose #macro #yellow

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cyndi

Amazing

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hangsucculents

Ohh ,amazing flower

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kylers

Awesome!

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sushiwaitress

25 Sep 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #lithopsflower

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cyndi

Pretty #livingstone-flower

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sushiwaitress

25 Sep 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #lithopsflower

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sushiwaitress

24 Sep 2019 #lithops-aucampiae is probably gonna #bloom tomorrow 🌼😊🌼 #succulents #livingstones #lithops

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sushiwaitress

Top: 20 Sept; bottom left: 22 Sept; bottom right: 23 Sept. #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #bud 👅

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sushiwaitress

#lithops-aucampiae #flowerbud #macro #upclose #closeup 21 Sep 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents 👅

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Naomi126

👌👀👌📸👌

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sushiwaitress

A fun surprise tonight: one of my #homedepot mystery Altman #lithops-aucampiae is making a flower #bud 18 Sep 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents

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sushiwaitress

Watering day 6 Jun 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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sushiwaitress

Cracked off more dry leaves. Two to go. 5 May 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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sushiwaitress

3 May 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #twins

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3 May 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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3 May 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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sushiwaitress

First big soak for these guys. Looks like they liked it. 2 May 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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sushiwaitress

Some of the #homedepot #lithops-aucampiae finally finishing up their splits, taking their own sweet time. 26 Apr 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents

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13 Apr 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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Crispety crunchety 13 Apr 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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12 Apr 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #homedepot

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sushiwaitress

The #lithops-aucampiae definitely age more gracefully than some other varieties... coughsalicolacough 5 Apr 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents

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sushiwaitress

The #lithops-aucampiae definitely age more gracefully than some other varieties... coughsalicolacough 5 Apr 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents

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31 Mar 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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KariSamuel

What a brilliant capture! 🥰

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sushiwaitress

30 Mar 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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castlofmanyways

#bestofmarch It looks like a lizard eye! I love it!

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sushiwaitress

Gave this guy 10 or so sprays of water tonight. Almost ready for the big spring soak. 29 Mar 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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Ahhhhh room to stretch and shake off the shell 28 Mar 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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sushiwaitress

Quite a bit of progress on the middle one 28 Mar 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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sushiwaitress

I gave the one in the back right 10 or 12 sprays of water last night and BOOM two split and one is getting tiny cracks. 27 Mar 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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sushiwaitress

BANGARANG 27 Mar 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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sushiwaitress

BAM! 27 Mar 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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26 Mar 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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24 Mar 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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renatagardens

Do you have a camera with a macro lens or do you use your phone?

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sushiwaitress

@renatagardens just my phone 😃

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sucker

Your phone is awesome!

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sushiwaitress

First crack 24 Mar 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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kylers

Hey Ruth, great close up photo again. Question, the lithop on the left hand side of the photo has something poking out from the middle, is that a seed pod? Still learnjng🤓

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sushiwaitress

@kylers it's a dried up (non-pollinated) flower stalk.

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kylers

Thanks Ruth! So are you cross pollinating your plants AND growing them from seed? You are an inspiration 🙏🙏👍🏻

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sushiwaitress

@kylers haha, I'm more of a mad scientist than anything. I only cross pollinate within species, and since I didn't have another aucampiae with a flower, this one just had its flower and then the stalk dried up.

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sushiwaitress

@kylers I had two that I think were both salicola, so I took pollen from one and pollinated the other, but I'm not 100% sure both were salicola, so the seeds will be mutts.

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kylers

Well your plants are always beautiful 😊

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sushiwaitress

Tiny crack starting 23 Mar 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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23 Mar 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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One of my #homedepot #lithops-aucampiae just about to crack its old shell 22 Mar 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithopssplitting

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sushiwaitress

Update on my #homedepot #lithops-aucampiae -- so far they're just... sitting there. Splits haven't been widening much at all. Getting a little bit skinnier and parched looking but not by much. 16 Mar 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents

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kylers

It's interesting how some split faster than others yet they have the same growing environment

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kaporyash

You have an awesome collection of lithops

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sushiwaitress

@kylers I think part of it has to do with size. The bigger they are, the more cells the baby plant has to grow. But also, these guys all live indoors, so they don't get any dew at night. That could also be part of it.

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sushiwaitress

Aww thanks Yash @kaporyash

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MarcoCee

So alien and otherworldly 😲

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sushiwaitress

@MarcoCee I know, right? I can't believe these crazy things are PLANTS.

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Slowwwly drying out.... 8 May 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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7 Feb 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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terrimclaughlin

Looks like a family!!!🤣😂🤗🤗👍🏻😊💕

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sushiwaitress

Awwwwww!! I love that idea, I never thought of that! 👨‍👩‍👧‍👧 @terrimclaughlin

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1 Feb 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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AHA! #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae 31 Jan 2019

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Waiting for this last guy in the middle to start splitting... maybe tomorrow.... 30 Jan 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #homedepot

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sushiwaitress

Two months later, and the baby leaves that were waaaaay down deep and almost invisible -- they're almost grown up and about to Take Over. #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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cpl721

Beautiful! I love living stones!

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sushiwaitress

@cpl721 Thanks Donna. I'm mad about them. Totally obsessed.

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10 Jan 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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sushiwaitress

This looks soooooo inappropriate, but it's a *plant* (that's gonna definitely have #twins)! It looks a lot less shocking from further away. #justaplant #dontreportme #lithops-aucampiae #livingstones #succulents 10 Jan 2019

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Yollymac

😂😂😂😂🙌🏻

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kimguy

#plantporn 😋

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sushiwaitress

@kimguy Thanks for stopping by sweetie 😙

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sushiwaitress

@kimguy that hashtag!! I can't unsee those naughty vegetables 😂 (kidding ofc)

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kimguy

Isn't that hilarious!!! 😎💜

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sushiwaitress

Lots of progress in the 3 days I was away. 6 Jan 2019 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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Oly

😮😍

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Progress -- outer leaves' color fading #lithops #lithops-aucampiae #livingstones #succulents 30 Dec 2018

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sushiwaitress

A new split starting! #lithops-aucampiae #lithops #livingstones #succulents 30 Dec 2018

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Progress #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae 30 Dec 2018

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sushiwaitress

Got overexcited about this guy. Turns out he's not a twin after all. That's okay, you'll still be fascinating. #lithops #livingstones #succulents #homedepot #lithops-aucampiae 30 Dec 2018

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sushiwaitress

More progress on this splitting #lithops-aucampiae #lithops #livingstones #succulents 28 Dec 2018

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Here's the perpendicular horizontal cleft I was expecting. #lithops #livingstones #succulents 23 Dec 2018 #lithops-aucampiae

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sushiwaitress

#lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae 23 Dec 2018

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Split is a little longer than yesterday #lithops-aucampiae #lithops #livingstones #succulents 23 Dec 2018

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Current status: 5 of 7 splitting #lithops-aucampiae #lithops #livingstones #succulents 23 Dec 2018

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sushiwaitress

Kinda low-key freaking out a little over the vertical cleft down in there between the new baby leaves. The old flower stem is coming out from between that vertical cleft, which really should not be there at all, because new lithops leaves grow perpendicular to the previous set. The fact that there is a cleft in the same orientation as the top one means that there are TWO new baby heads in there!!!

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sushiwaitress

#lithops-aucampiae #lithops #livingstones #succulents 23 Dec 2018

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Just realized that I can see the new leaves down in the crevice next to the flower stem. (The white bits are leftover parts of the flower, not bugs) 22 Dec 2018 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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sushiwaitress

#lithops-aucampiae #lithops #livingstones #succulents #grittymix 22 Dec 2018

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sushiwaitress

Pop! New split today. ☺ #lithops-aucampiae #lithops #livingstones #succulents #grittymix 22 Dec 2018

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sushiwaitress

Little bit of progress. 21 Dec 2018 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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sushiwaitress

This guy has made some progress too. 19 Dec 2018 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #grittymix #lithops-aucampiae

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sushiwaitress

The home depot aucampiae that seemed just to have a deep cleft, well it's growing a baby, and that baby is pushing its way up to the surface, little by little. #lithops-aucampiae #lithops #livingstones #succulents 19 Dec 2018

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sushiwaitress

I think this guy is up to something too (maybe). 15 Dec 2018 #lithops-aucampiae #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents

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sushiwaitress

I think this guy is going to split soon too... 15 Dec 2018 #lithops-aucampiae #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents

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sushiwaitress

Another of my home depot #lithops-aucampiae has started splitting! #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents 15 Dec 2018

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sushiwaitress

#lithops #livingstones #succulents #succulentsunday #lithops-aucampiae 9 Dec 2018

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terrimclaughlin

It looks like your doing great 👍🏻👍🏻🤗🎄⛄️

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sushiwaitress

Peeky peeky.... I can see the new baby leaves inside right near the top. #lithops #livingstones #succulents #grittymix #lithops-aucampiae

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kimguy

👏

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sushiwaitress

Newly split since last night! #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae 4 Dec 2018

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sushiwaitress

This is the guy with the split that's been there for months. #lithops-aucampiae #lithops #livingstones #succulents #grittymix #afternoonsun 22 Nov 2018

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sushiwaitress

@stephaniech this one flowered but was not pollinated. The stalk is like a tube without a bump in the end.

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sushiwaitress

This #lithops-aucampiae always had a cleft in it since I got it. A FB acquaintance suggested that a lithops that has a split like this for months and months might be rotten, so I've been peeking and shining a light in there, trying to figure out what's going on. It *looks* like there are baby leaves way down in there (plus a tiny bit of gravel). #lithops #livingstones #succulents #afternoonsun 22 Nov 2018

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sushiwaitress

#lithopssalicola (S) on the left, #lithops-aucampiae (A) on the right, observations: 1) surface of S capsule is rough and pitted, while surface of A is smooth and undisturbed. 2) S flower stalk is round-ish and swollen, while A stalk maintains its original dimensions. 19 Nov 2018 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #seedcapsule

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sushiwaitress

I'm trying to figure out whether my #lithops-aucampiae has been pollinated or not. I know I didn't (deliberately) pollinate it. In comparing the shape of the aucampiae flower stalk to the pollinated one on my #lithopssalicola I'm concluding that the aucampiae was not pollinated after all. The aucampiae hasn't reabsorbed much moisture from the stalk yet, but it's not as round and plump as the #pollinated one (salicola) at bottom-right. 19 Nov 2018

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sushiwaitress

#lithops #livingstones #succulents #seedcapsule

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sushiwaitress

This one I'm confused about. I didn't pollinate it, but its flower stalk looks more like the pollinated one than the non-pollinated one. Guess we'll see what happens. #lithops #lithops-aucampiae #livingstones #succulents #grittymix

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veepaisal

Sure looks like a seed pod!!!

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sushiwaitress

@veepaisal I know but howwwww? It's gonna be a salicolaucampiae mutt if it's really pollinated. 😱

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veepaisal

Lmao i sure hope you get some awesome seeds! Mother nature works in mysteriously ways... I think you must've sneezed ot breathed too hard while hand pollinating the other one so this one got a bit of the pollen!?!!?

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sushiwaitress

Little more dehydrated than yesterday. Little less dramatic, but still swirly and #golden and #autumn. #lithops-aucampiae #lithops #livingstones #succulents #succulentflowers #succulentblooms #orange #windowsill #apartmentgarden #indoorplants #yellow

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sushiwaitress

4 Oct 2018 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #succulentflowers #succulentblooms #windowsill #apartmentgarden #lithops-aucampiae #yellow #orange #autumn #autumn-blooms

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cyndi

Looks like something that belongs in the ocean lol .its very pretty

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kimguy

Cool!😎💜

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sushiwaitress

@usgardentags I get so happy anytime this account likes one of my photos 😁

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sushiwaitress

This is my favorite shot this year, so tagging it #bestof2018

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sushiwaitress

4 Oct 2018 #lithops #livingstones #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #succulentflowers #succulentblooms #windowsill #apartmentgarden #yellow

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sushiwaitress

Finally got a shot of the #succulentflower on this #lithops-aucampiae -- it's been cloudy lately so I haven't seen it opened until today. #lithops #livingstones #succulents #succulentflowers #succulentblooms #windowsill #apartmentgarden 29 Sept 2018

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high

That is kewl

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sushiwaitress

The little coverings that protect the flower bud --- what are those called? (sepals?) --- remind me of hands cupped around a treasure. #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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Racheltheredhead

Looks like he’s sticking out his tongue

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sushiwaitress

Lithops are pretty rude this time of year. @Racheltheredhead

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sushiwaitress

👅#lithops #livingstones #succulents #succulentsunday #afternoonsun

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sushiwaitress

Eeeeeeeeeee here comes another flower!! #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #succulentflowers #succulentblooms

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sushiwaitress

These are the dry leaves before I peeled them off. #lithops #livingstones #pumice #lithops-aucampiae

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sushiwaitress

I would never believe that such fat chubby outer leaves could reduce to these little flakes of old tissue -- thinner than a potato chip (or a crisp) -- if I hadn't seen it with my own eyes. #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents #lithops-aucampiae #windowsill #apartmentgarden

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sushiwaitress

I would never believe that such fat chubby outer leaves could reduce to these little flakes of old tissue -- thinner than a potato chip (or a crisp) -- if I hadn't seen it with my own eyes. #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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sushiwaitress

Some wrinkling on this #homedepot #lithops-aucampiae so I gave him 3 squirts of rainwater today. #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents

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sushiwaitress

This guy is almost wriggled out of his old coat. I went away for a week of vacation and came back to lots of progress. #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents #afternoonsun #lithops-aucampiae

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sushiwaitress

Measured the aucampiae gang this afternoon. They live in a 4-inch clay pot. #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents #windowsill #apartmentgarden #afternoonsun #lithops-aucampiae

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Muzz67

Looking great ! Must get some of these I think 😁

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sushiwaitress

Outer leaves drying up... #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents #lithops-aucampiae

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sushiwaitress

The line of gunk left behind tells all. PROGRESS! #lithops-aucampiae #lithops #livingstones #succulents

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pixierose

@sushiwaitress Is that normal for the previous stone to go like that? Do you leave it, or remove it? 🤔🙏🏼😊👍🏼

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sushiwaitress

Totally normal. The new leaves in the center absorb the moisture from the outer leaves until they're brittle and crispy. That's how they can go so long without water. Like little recycling centers. @pixierose

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pixierose

Thank you very much 😊🙏🏼👍🏼

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sushiwaitress

Making progress on getting rid of those old leaves. #lithops-aucampiae #lithops #livingstones #succulents

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sushiwaitress

For scale. I may or may not have been drinking a beer. #lithops-aucampiae #lithops #livingstones #succulents #roots

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cyndi

Lmao

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sushiwaitress

New #cutiepatooties #lithops #livingstones #succulents #homedepot #lithops-aucampiae 12 May 2018

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sushiwaitress

Washed off all the damp soil from these guys to get them ready to repot. #lithops-aucampiae #lithops #livingstones #succulents

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sushiwaitress

Got these beauties today at #homedepot They came in 2 pots at $3.99 each. #lithops #livingstones #pumice #succulents #lithops-aucampiae This is a 4-inch clay pot. Measurements coming soon.

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robbinb

I see you’re planting all the same type together? Correct? Can I ask if you planted in straight pumice? And, would you be watering all of them now? I’m desperately trying to figure this out. Will you advise. So far I’ve killed about three of my plants. Thx

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