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South Coast C&SS monthly meeting – September 2019
September 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
Cactus of the Month: Variegated cactus
Succulent of the Month: Variegated succulent
PRESENTER FOR SEPTEMBER IS: Tom Glavich – “The High Drakensbergs”
Tom will talk about a trip he took to the high Drakensberg’s, a mountain chain in the East Central region of South Africa. Most of the trip was centered on the high-altitude country of Lesotho, a kingdom entirely surrounded by South Africa. The lowest point in this unique country is 4500 above sea level giving it a unique flora including many succulents and geophytes and fantastic mountain views. Photo’s of rarely seen species will be shown as well as a few common plants that have made into cultivation.
Tom Glavich is a member of several Los Angeles Cactus and Succulent Societies as well as a member of the board of the Cactus and Succulent Society of America. He is the author of the beginner’s guide series of articles in the CSSA Journal. He is a long-time grower and propagator of rarer succulents and bulbs.