Stapelia gigantea

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Stapelia gigantea

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In flower in my garden in September of 2015. The dog was very interested in it.
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This is a cutting from my original big plant which I almost lost a couple of years ago.
This is a cutting from my original big plant which I almost lost a couple of years ago.
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This years seedlings
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Don't forget to stop and smell the stepelia!
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I had a lovely hybrid where one of the parents was gigantea but lost it in my house move.
I did give some to Kew Gardens so they may still have a piece.
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The blooms are 8-9 inches across but don't smell good at all. :?
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