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Luther Sturtevant
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Retired United Methodist Minister living in Portland, Oregon, USA
Retired United Methodist Minister living in Portland, Oregon, USA

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Eriocyse senilis
Sometimes listed as Neoporteria nidus senilis, this has always been one of my favorite plants, especially when it sports it beautiful, bright red flowers. There'll be some very nice specimens of this plant at the OCSS Show and Sale...which is coming up in a...

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Plants for the Oregon Cactus & Succulent Society "Succulent Plant Expo 2016"
Not much compares with these echinocereus flowers!

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We're gearing up for the Oregon Cactus & Succulent Society Show and Sale in July (July 15-17). As in previous years, it will be at Portland Nursery on Stark Street in SE Portland. Following are some pictures of some of the plants which will be available (an...

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Sinningia leucotricha
A Gloxinia relative in the Gesneriaceae, this Sinningia has an above ground succulent tuber which reward us with these beautiful flowers and fuzzy green leaves in the Spring every year.

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 Our first photo for tonight is of Echeveria minima . As its name implies, it's small, but - wow! - what a stunner. At first glance, this may seem similar to the previous E. minima . However, though also a small growing plant, this is Echeveria globulosa, a...

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A Few Images from the Greenhouses
        It's epi season! We have never specialized in epicacti (Epiphyllum hybrids, etc.), we always have a large number. We just can't resist them. Enjoy!

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E-Bay Site using our images to sell plants they don't have
One of our buyers has noted that an E-Bay seller has been using our photos without our permission and is selling plants which are misidentified as offsets from plants in our collection. We have notified him of this but he continues to list the plants and us...

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My very best wishes for a wonderful Christmas and a bountiful New Year! My apologies again for not posting recently. One of the last times I posted I commented about the heat this summer. Well, it's Winter, and now it's the rain. We've already set a record ...

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We're open again!
Kara Nursery is again taking orders. These plants are so much a part of our life that it's hard to escape! We're also offering 10% off on the Aloes at this time. The Stapelia scitula has been blooming for the last couple of weeks. (The correct name is proba...

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