In an ongoing scheme with some fellow conspirators, there has been in an effort to beat out the Hun at his own game; and we've been both planting and flasking Heliamphora seed like madmen, woman, what-have-you, for a while now.
Heliamphora sp. 15 September
Here is the first sign of germination in some of the 2012 seed, after twenty-eight days (the Metasequoia in the photo is a matchstick) . . .
Heliamphora purpurascens 9 October