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    I was in the nursery again today and my fiance spotted this. I had to buy it, you know?
    It looks like N. ventrata.
    The price was right too....only $20. Looks like they just got it in too, nice and fresh, no dried pitchers or nuthin.
    [img]http://home.**********.com/users/cncreefer/new%20big%20nep%201%20rs.JPG[/img]
    The plant is about 10 inches high and has 2 basal shoots growing out of it. The leaves/petioles are 12 inches long, not including the tendrils and pitchers. The largest pitcher is about 6 inches long.
    [img]http://home.**********.com/users/cncreefer/new%20big%20nep%20pitcher%201%20rs.JPG[/img]
    Hi. My name is Ron, and I am a nepaholic.

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    awesome1 i just picked up either a N. Bicalcarata, or an N. Ampullaria for 5 bucks at home depot, sadly i didnt have enough money to save the others
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    Nice buy!Nobody around here has them(Walmart or Lowes) just over priced common vft.

    Jerry

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    CNCreffer:
    Nice ventrata.

    KCC: How do you know the plant is an amp or bical? Never seen anything like that at a home improvement store... [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/confused.gif[/img]

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    Yeah, I seriously doubt that it is a bical or ampullaria... just probably some immature pitchers that look like other plants
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    Quote Originally Posted by [b
    Quote[/b] ]N. Bicalcarata, or an N. Ampullaria for 5 bucks at home depot
    I'll bet it's from Gubler's or Nurseryman's Exchange. Nurseryman's Exchange is the supplier who labels everything as a ''cobra lily" and Gubler's sells unlabeled hybrid neps. I have a "N.x Gubler" and am waiting for a pitcher on it to grow out before I can I.D. it.
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    Heres a pic of the tag that came with the plant. It came from the "cobra lily" people. At least it wasn't labeled as a cobra lily.
    Front view...
    [img]http://home.**********.com/users/cncreefer/plant%20tag%20front%20RS.JPG[/img]
    Now look at the back side. Pay attention to the continuing care instructions...they must think it really is a temperate plant.
    [img]http://home.**********.com/users/cncreefer/plant%20tag%20back%20rs.JPG[/img]
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    LOL! I never knew about that 40 degree winter dormancy for my neps! I think I'll give that a try. Or not.

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