Jeff Sedwin’s Flower Show Winner

SedwinRibbonsLocal amateur botanist, Jeff Sedwin, has won the Far Out Cactus award at the 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show with this bizarre plant from South Africa named, Haemanthus deformis. Jeff has been collecting and growing cacti and other succulents for more than 40 years AND also won 92 ribbons for his various entries. He placed third in points for cacti and succulents (the largest category of entries in the show) and tenth in overall points for all Show classes. He teaches a course called Knowing and Growing Cacti and Other Succulents at MALT and will be teaching it this spring at the Center On The Hill.

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