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    It is great that this forum is getting so much...

    It is great that this forum is getting so much action lately. I have enjoyed all of these new posts immensely and they have inspired me to spend more time reflecting on my pings and the way I grow...
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    pmd

    pmd
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    Pyro is correct. Every Mexican ping will change...

    Pyro is correct. Every Mexican ping will change its leaf form throughout the course if its life. Whether or not it actually produces true succulent, non-carnivorous leaves or just much smaller...
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    I would be very surprised if your plants do not...

    I would be very surprised if your plants do not make a speedy and complete recovery. I have had several pings over the past few years that looked much worse than your plants that responded almost...
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    Joseph, These pictures are fantastic...and...

    Joseph,

    These pictures are fantastic...and fascinating. Maybe I am wrong, but it looks like Pinguicula 'Titan' (or something else that reminds me of P. 'Titan') and plants in the Pinguicula...
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    I have seen this photo before. It used to be on...

    I have seen this photo before. It used to be on a vendor website so it may be copyrighted. It was the photo they used for Pinguicula 'Pirouette' (no longer listed on their website).

    Hope that...
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    I almost always top water since tropical...

    I almost always top water since tropical Pinguicula are rarely found growing in constantly waterlogged conditions in nature. They are not bog plants like Sarracenia and some Drosera. I think the...
  8. Thread: Ping Pics

    by Ispahan
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    Beautiful plants. The flowers of Pinguicula...

    Beautiful plants. The flowers of Pinguicula laueana (CP3) are some of my favorite--a screaming, shocking cerise pink that almost hurts your eyes. Has it bloomed for you yet?


    What is P. A.L....
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    I am located in metro Chicago and I most...

    I am located in metro Chicago and I most definitely did feel it. It woke me up out of a dead sleep and I could feel my condo shaking a bit. It was not too frightening of an experience, probably...
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    Interesting...that is actually the one variable I...

    Interesting...that is actually the one variable I never thought of experimenting with. I always grew them in many combinations of inorganic media and they either 1) did nothing or 2) faded away and...
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    Pinguicula moctezumae is one of the few Mexican...

    Pinguicula moctezumae is one of the few Mexican species that never did well for me. I tried many different media, different photoperiods, different temperatures, different amounts of water,...
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    Glad we could be of help. Just keep in mind that...

    Glad we could be of help. Just keep in mind that what may work for us may not necessarily work for you.

    Good luck with your new plant! :grin:
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    That is great news that CPUK is back online. ...

    That is great news that CPUK is back online. Thank you to everyone who answered my question. I was afraid it was gone for good.

    Although I only very rarely post on CPUK, I find the posts...
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    What is up with CPUK?

    Have any of you been able to access CPUK over the past few days?

    Cheers,
    Corey
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    I forgot to add that, in my experience at least,...

    I forgot to add that, in my experience at least, P. agnata is slightly slower growing than other commonly available species like P. moranensis. It sounds like your plant just needs to adjust to its...
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    How long have you had the plant? In my...

    How long have you had the plant? In my experience, Pinguicula agnata and its many forms and variants is among the easiest of all plants to grow (and not just among carnivorous plants). If your...
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    Okay, I e-mailed California Carnivores and got...

    Okay, I e-mailed California Carnivores and got the following very prompt and helpful response:

    "P. moranensis J is very similar to G but a bit smaller. Flowers look rather similar, summer...
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    Tell me about P. moranensis (J)...

    I just received a small plantlet of Pinguicula moranensis (J), but I don't know anything about it. Does anyone here grow it? I am interested in seeing photos of foliage and flowers, and I would...
  19. Thread: What is this?

    by Ispahan
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    Looks like it is Pinguicula 'Titan'.

    Looks like it is Pinguicula 'Titan'.
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    I maintain my flourescent light setup at a...

    I maintain my flourescent light setup at a constant 20-hour photoperiod throughout the year. The plants themselves are exposed to widely varying temperature and humidity ranges, though I have...
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    Until recently, I had a plant of Pinguicula...

    Until recently, I had a plant of Pinguicula rectifolia with a crestate growth pattern. I thought it was the ugliest plant in my collection. I uprooted it and used all the leaves for propagation...
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    I have noticed a definite and consistent fragrance from all clones of Pinguicula 'Titan' that have been in my possession. It is like a milder, more toned down version of tuberoses. It is rather...
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    So let me get this straight....If I were to cut...

    So let me get this straight....If I were to cut off the flower stalk from any random tropical Pinguicula species or hybrid and float it in distilled water, it would produce plantlets similar to a...
  24. Thread: Ping Questions

    by Ispahan
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    Joseph: In your experience, which species are...

    Joseph:

    In your experience, which species are most prone to chlorosis? Also, which species respong most positively to calcium? Which do not?

    Thanks,
    Corey
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    If it is from Booman Floral, then it is...

    If it is from Booman Floral, then it is Pinguicula 'Titan'.
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