Hello TF, long time no see.
Recently while moving my potted Sarracenia collection indoors for the winter, I noticed some speckled patterns on some of the leaves of my plants which have me concerned. I have never seen this before in my collection, and I was concerned that this might be some type...
Have you seen them recently? They've gotten huge for only a years growth. I got a few last year from Dr. Mellichamp and mine still show their age. But I'll update my growlist to add you as the origin, always nice to have. Thanks!
And some exciting news, Dr. Mellichamp has sent S. Ritchie Bell, S. Starry Night, and S. Fat Chance into tissue culture, and David Crump has sent S. Bug Bat and S. Yellow Jacket into tissue culture (and has already gotten multiple YJs back), so look for these to be readily available in the next...
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Judith Hindle x Ritchie Bell
Oreophila x Hummer's Hammerhead
Yellow Jacket x Ladybug
Leuco Green x Purp
Black Widow x Ritchie Bell (I think I polinated too early, I can't see any growth in the ovaries.)
A trip to David Crump's, then over to UNC Charlotte.
Ritchie Bell, Ladies in Waiting, and Starry Night in a bed at David's
And over to UNC. A shot into the greenhouse. Ladies in Waiting, Charlesmoorei, and I actually forget the one on the right. I brought one back home though!
It's definitely worth it! There's much more plants than you could imagine. Much more worth a trip to there than a botanical garden with CPs, in my opinion.
The trail behind Alderman Elementary School in Wilmington, NC. No special varieties, but it's still nice (all plants were introduced, no...