I'm not sure I've seen any of those hybrids, except lowii x campy. It looks pretty impressive. Most of those are going to be intermediate plants, so they should be much more tolerant of a range of conditions than pure lowlanders.
I have never seen a Nepenthes merilliana x campanulata nor a Nepenthes truncata x campanulata, but they sound impressive, the problem with my camp X vent is that it is tiny, the plant is full grown at 25cm tall and a diameter of about 30cm, has many basal shoots and the largest trap is 15cm, the good thing is that the trap looks a lot like a campanulata, but with some red flecks, the hybrid is also very shade tolerant and is happy getting no full sun just filtered light.
I say full grown as it got to that size a pretty much halted growth from the main stem, but the basals are powering on..
Does anyone have a N. Campanulata x Maxima? I just received one from Wistuba and would just like to know does it grow big (like maybe maxima would suggest)? Also noticed that someone calls it N. x "Caladium". Is this a specific cross from a specific grower or a more common name?
I've got both N. campanulata x maxima AW clone (AW means Andreas Wistuba) and N. Caladium which is a grex made by Sam Estes at ******* Hapu'u Nepenthes Nursery of N. maxima x campanulata. The Wistuba cross is horribly slow compared to Caladium.
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I got a very nice n. veitchii x campanulata from dean cook a few years back green with a few pink stripes on the lip, slow growing in the windowsill but nice.
I have a merrilliana x campanulata that grows really well in varying conditions, and while so far the pitchers haven't exceeded 5" tall I have no doubt with enough room that will be a large hybrid eventually. I have seedlings of 'Rokko' x (maxima x campanulata), but don't know how those will turn out yet. Also have (spathulata x campy) x ventricosa, also still small and that seems to be the main trait campy passes on: either the hybrid is small or it takes a long time to get to size.
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Thanks all. It's definitely quite big already, about 20 cm accross (8") and pitchers about 12 cm (5"). I was trying to get a N. Merrilliana x Campanulata this year but no one had it available. If you know someone who might have it (and deliver to EU), please let me know.
They do very well in lowland conditions. But I pot most of them in burnt earth or other similar media.
N. campanulata x veitchii
N. ventricosa x campanulata
N. lowii x campanulata
N. maxima x campanulata
N. campanulata x chaniana
N. maxima x campanulata from Wistuba is a gem. That's the pitcher the plant came with in April but it has since put out 4 new pitchers. I'll post again once I get to photograph the plant.
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