A few of you out there grow orchids and Nepenthes. I decided to shoot a couple of Phragmipedium cultivars that were in bloom as well as a N. talangensis pitcher that had just opened this week. Just wondering how the Nep would hold up against the Phrags beauty-wise...
The two orchid flowers are: Phrag. Eric Young in the lower left and Phrag. Memoria D*ck Clements 'Coalhurst Fire' in the upper right.
This N. talangensis from Wistuba was shot just moments after the orchid pic's were done, in the same light. Because it just opened, the peristome is a brighter red and will darken with time.
I think the talangensis stands up not too badly to the Phrags, what do you think?
EDIT Apparently the censor on this forum won't allow the first name of D. Clements. D*** is the shortened name of Richard.