A friend recently alerted me to the fact that a small Pseudomiltemia filisepala is being auctioned, and the current bid (with several days to go) is surprisingly high. My response is to give one away. If someone is looking for this plant, but does not win this giveaway, I might be willing to trade. I have several, and can root more. I'm looking for mainly Nepenthes (seeds, cuttings, plants) and mainly highland species/hybrids.
I would emphasize that this is indeed a hard to find species, available pretty much just from the SF Botanical Garden and the UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley (plus the occasional online sale). The plant is stunning, and it looks more like Deppea splendens than many Deppea species, with it's dangling flowers, upturned petals, and leaves in sets of three. It's my favorite "Deppea" besides Deppea splendens. However, it's also easy to propagate.
The plant is probably 3-5 feet (grown outside), but I would guess it could be kept to 1-2 feet (and still bloom) with the appropriate pruning (generating more cuttings).
Here's my plant (or a small part of it) in bloom last summer:
And here's the little plant I'll give away (in a 2 3/4 inch pot):
The species is from Chiapas, Mexico, elevation 1800-2400 m. So it needs temperatures between 35-85 F, with cool nights (40s and 50s, maybe low 60s).
I'll give away the plant, with the winner paying postage (Priority Mail, ~$6-$7.15 depending on location), with the usual rules, and I assume there's a program that randomly picks...
I can also add an extra: a very small Deppea obtusiflora. And a few seeds of Passiflora membranacea, variegated--from the same general area/elevation. D. obtusiflora is from Oaxaca, Mexico (1900-2600 m), this strain of P. membranacea from Guatemala (2100 m).
Requirements: U. S. resident, and climate or conditions for growing high elevation plants. I'll extend this for a week--through the end of Feb. 10th.