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South Coast C&SS Monthly Meeting – July 2016

South Coast C&SS monthly meeting – July 2016

PRESENTER FOR JULY: Brian Kemble: Gasterias - South Africa's Big Smile. Why...
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CSSA Annual Show and Sale 2016

July 1-3  CSSA Annual Show and Sale – HUNTINGTON Botanical Gardens 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA. 626-405-3504  Plant sales start July 1st thru July 3rd The show opens July…

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We Aim To:

  • Promote education and cooperation among hobbyists and others interested in the study, culture, and propagation of succulent plants, including cacti.
  • Support the activities of organizations whose goals include the conservation of cacti and other succulents in their native habitats.
  • Learn facts, make friends, and have fun!

Latest News

Mini-Show Results June 2016

Mini-Show Results June 2016

Mini Show results with photos of winning plants.
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2016 Annual Plant

Mammilaria zeilmanniana

Plant of the Month

Cactus of the Month

Mini-Show Cactus July 2016: Echinopsis

Mini-Show Cactus July 2016: Echinopsis

The Echinopsis genus has been revised and now includes Lobivia, Tricocereus, Helianthrocereus, Pseudolobivia, and many other lesser known and rare genera. At the Mini-show all these genera will be accepted under their old names, as will hybrids and cultivars.
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Succulent of the Month

Mini-Show Succulent July 2016: Pachypodium

Mini-Show Succulent July 2016: Pachypodium

The name means "Thick Foot". Native to only Southern Africa and Madagascar.
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