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09/10/2013 at 01:07

Lithops - 'living stones' - anyone have experience of them as an outdoor plant?  I was tempted (compulsive buy at Helligan Gardens today - we live 40 minutes away).  I wasn't sure if they were hardy - but from what I've read they are clearly not...

09/10/2013 at 09:23

I would think that they might just be able to go down to freezing point for a couple of hours (think Sonoran desert conditions) but would be much happier in the sunshine.

Did you buy one that produces mescalin?

09/10/2013 at 10:32

A daisy like flower apparently ..... as for mescalin how would you know?

09/10/2013 at 12:24

He he he...just had to google mescalin, to find out what it was.

09/10/2013 at 15:15

Aldous Huxley and The Doors of Perception led to The Doors band and Hotel California, James Tayor et al. 

09/10/2013 at 15:59

You learn so much more here than just gardening 

No licking the lithops to find out dannyson.

09/10/2013 at 18:01

Mine are in my Conservatory, the slugs would have a feast if they were outside!


09/10/2013 at 18:07

Oooh, beautiful. Yes, you are right, Buzzy2, the slugs would have a feast. They'd be whirling round and round like dervishes in the morning and spelling out lines from a Jack Kerouac novel with their slime.

09/10/2013 at 18:12

Lol just spat coffee all over the screen!

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