Flowering on my windowsill last week--it was cloudy, so it never opened fully...Gymnocalycium baldianum, one of few red flowered species in the genus; 4inch/10cm pot..
Cohan That is a beauty. I love the silhouette shot!!
From the High Desert Steppe
of the Great Basin and the Eastern
Escarpment of the Sierra Nevada Range
Located in Reno/Sparks,NV zone 6-7
John P Weiser
Thanks, John, its a fave for the colour..
west central alberta, canada; just under 1000m; record temps:min -45C/-49F;max 34C/93F; http://picasaweb.google.ca/cactuscactus http://urbanehillbillycanada.blogspot.com/
A beauty , indeed!
The color is quite captivating...
Rick Rodich zone 4a. Annual precipitation ~24 inches
near Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Thanks, Rick.Here's another one, this one was blooming today,Thelocactus hexaedrophorusfirst three pics show the flowers subtly changing over several hours, from just opened on the left, to nearly closing for the day on the right..
a couple more shots..