So I'm brand new to caring for VFTs and I didn't know that letting it flower might jeapordize a plant that is in less-than-prime condition. I live in Seattle where the lack of light and dry indoor conditions certainly present a challenge... however the flowers are quite beautiful so I thought I'd put up a few pics!
Here are the buds the morning the first flower opened:
And here's the flower:
Here's the rest of the plant -- it seems pretty happy so far. If the stress of flowering and seed production were to tax it, at what stage would I expect it to show distress?
All images copyright Taylor 2004