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    Thanks for your interest and thoughts guys. I fed...

    Thanks for your interest and thoughts guys. I fed my plants more stuff. There does seem to be digestion going on, but I cannot really tell if it is by bacteria. Also, there is a growth spurt...
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    It sure looks like it’s digesting that fruit fly...

    It sure looks like it’s digesting that fruit fly butt. I’ll have to see if the fluid dissolves gelatin. Right now I’m waiting to see if there is a growth spurt after feeding. You can see one sundew...
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    Recently I have been growing and studying another...

    Recently I have been growing and studying another Monkey Flower from here in Southern California which is new to me. This one has the strongest reaction I have seen to being fed. See in my photo it...
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    Sorry, I have no pictures of the hybrid I made. I...

    Sorry, I have no pictures of the hybrid I made. I wonder if anyone else has done it.
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    I should also mention: P. macroceras and P....

    I should also mention: P. macroceras and P. vulgaris do hybridize and the hybrid is perfectly fertile. I made this hybrid years ago. The first generation hybrids grew vigorously. However, following...
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    Right. When hibernaclae are fully formed I bag...

    Right. When hibernaclae are fully formed I bag mine and put them in the fridge for 2 months minimum. At least I don’t need to water them for that period.
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    I sowed the seed of the latest one to flower in...

    I sowed the seed of the latest one to flower in January last year. It flowered the first time in October. 9 months from seed to flower! It flowered again 5 months later after 2 months dormancy. Dream...
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    Very nice! My favorite spatulata variety:)

    Very nice! My favorite spatulata variety:)
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    47634764 More photos. The original parent I...

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    More photos. The original parent I started from seed in 2010 filled the pot, 2 Ĺ inches in diameter.

    >Not a Number
    You sure you didn't cross that with Pinguicula pygmaea

    I tried;...
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    Pinguicula macroceras Breeding

    I have been growing a line of Pinguicula macroceras from here in California for a number of generations from seed to seed. Strangely, I seem to have developed this tiny strain.
    Ivan Snyder, AKA the...
  11. Thanks for your support guys. All five of the...

    Thanks for your support guys. All five of the leaf cuttings I have taken so far are forming plantlets; Surprising because they were so tiny. Soon I will have too many mouths to feed. I am also...
  12. D. rotundifolia ‘Charles Darwin’ Revival I...

    D. rotundifolia ‘Charles Darwin’ Revival

    I recently started a new generation of my cultivar Drosera rotundifolia ‘Charles Darwin’ from seed. One seedling grew incredibly fast and began flowering...
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    Thanks, great tip. A little more info: The...

    Thanks, great tip.

    A little more info: The second rotcap I made, the unsatisfactory one, I treated with the chemical Colchicine. This created a perfectly fertile plant of the previously sterile...
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    Your Ahipara Gumfields spatulata looks genuine. I...

    Your Ahipara Gumfields spatulata looks genuine. I used this one to make my brevifolia x spatulata pictured on this page:

    https://www.carnivorousplants.org/cp/evolution/DroseraHybrids

    - Ivan...
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    Thanks for your interest. Little more info: The...

    Thanks for your interest. Little more info: The hybrid does not exist in nature, although the parent speciesí ranges do overlap in a small area of Virginia. I donít think anyone else has made it. In...
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    Beautiful! I created this hybrid many years ago....

    Beautiful! I created this hybrid many years ago. I call it D. x rotcap. Sadly, I gave the plant away and don't know anyone still growing the plant. Anyone out there seen it recently? I made another...
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    Beautiful. Nice to see my hybrid become so...

    Beautiful. Nice to see my hybrid become so popular.
    ~Ivan AKA the evil Dr. FrankenSnyder
  18. You might also describe this as growing...

    You might also describe this as growing epiphytically.
  19. Itís caused by evil spirits! See, baptizing...

    Itís caused by evil spirits! See, baptizing cures!

    Humic Acid results from the peat decomposing. One sundew, my creation, the fertile D. x obovata ĎIvanís Paddleí is immune.
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    Correct. It flowers and dies; no stopping it:(...

    Correct. It flowers and dies; no stopping it:( And, it wonít grow from leaf pullings.
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    Yes. Donít freeze it. I should add: feed it well....

    Yes. Donít freeze it. I should add: feed it well. Enjoy!
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    This species will begin dormancy despite warm...

    This species will begin dormancy despite warm temperatures. When it forms a bud put it in your refrigerator for at least two months. The plant grows fine from leaf cuttings. If you can get cuttings...
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    Sorry for the tardy response, I came across this...

    Sorry for the tardy response, I came across this just today. I made tokaiensis x rotundifolia long ago and gave it away. Iím thinking maybe Iíll make it again, if no one still has it.
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    I hope D. linearis is growing well for you. I...

    I hope D. linearis is growing well for you. I imagine you are dreaming of artificially recreating D. anglica. I succeeded in this but was unable to get it to flower, so I lost interest in the plant...
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    Good eye.

    Good eye.
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