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South Coast Botanic Garden [Map]

We meet at:
South Coast Botanic Garden [Map]

South Coast C&SS monthly meeting – February 2023

February 12
John Trager
PRESENTER FOR February:  John Trager "Huntington Happenings"

Special Events

South Coast C&SS – Show & Sale 2023

April 15
PV Art Center Atrium
NOTE NEW DATE !! - April 15-16, 9am - 4pm

Next Calendar Event(s)

San Diego C&SS – Winter Show & Sale 2023

February 11
San Diego C&SS Winter Show 2023

FEB. 11 SHOW: 10am - 4pm SALE: Members only 9am - 11am, General Public 11am - 4pm Balboa Park, Room 101, San Diego, CA Info. call 619-990-2051

Fresno C&SS – Spring Sale 2023

March 3

Fri. 10am-5pm, Sat. & Sun. 8:30am-5pm Big Fresno Fair, 1121 S. Chance Ave., Fresno, CA

We are a not-for-profit society operating in California, U.S.A., under I.R. 501(c)(3) rules. More…

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 succulents in their native habitats.
  • Learn facts, make friends, have fun!

2022 Holiday Party

2022 Holiday Party cake
The 2022 Holiday Party was well-attended (about 40 people) and marked 50 years of the South Coast C&SS.

Final Mini-Show Standings 2022

The final Mini-Show points totals for the year 2022.

2022 Annual Plant

Fockea edulis

Cactus of the Month

Mini-Show Cactus February 2023: Epiphytic Cactus

Epiphytic cacti do not live in soil like other cacti but in places like rain forests they inhabit the forks or large branches of trees, their roots clinging tightly to their host. Epiphytes have specially designed stomata (leaf openings), that help absorb moisture from the open air.

Succulent of the Month

Mini-Show Succulent February 2023: Haworthia, Haworthiopsis, Astroloba, Tulista

Haworthia retusa
Four related genera native to South Africa that grow in a Mediterranean like environment with winter-rainfall; similar to that of Southern California.

Mini-Show Results

Mini-Show Results January 2023

SCCSS 2023 January - Open Succulent First - Maria Capaldo - Aloe 'Wunderkind'
Mini Show results, winners and photos of plants.

Mini-Show Standings

Mini-Show Standings

Table of points from Mini-Shows.

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