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Succulent surroundings

Nina Wu
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Karl Seff holds a potted Gasteria doreeniae in his cactus and succulent garden.
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A view of Karl Seff’s cactus and succulent garden, with the tall Stenocereus griseus looming over the Echinocactus grusonii, also known as golden barrels, in the foreground and Euphorbia canariensis at middle right. “It is most rewarding when a plant takes hold and grows, develops good roots and has keiki, blooms and gets bigger and bigger,” he said.
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His yard also houses a potted desert rose plant.
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Seff's garden includes this flower of a ferocactus in the foreground with Echinocactus grusonii, or golden barrels.
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Other plants include a flowering Mammillaria albilanata.
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Agave victoriae-reginae is a plant also found in Seff's yard.