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    I admit I am wildly speculating. But it is a sad...

    I admit I am wildly speculating. But it is a sad fact that the now so-called Los Angeles River is mostly a concrete channel. One of the two “bog”s listed on the old Rancho San Pedro map was along...
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    I am sure most growers would prefer a large D....

    I am sure most growers would prefer a large D. anglica such as my CA X HI creation. But I have been thinking a small annual form would be better equipped for survival in the ephemeral seeps of my...
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    Thanks for the replies. Another neat thing about...

    Thanks for the replies. Another neat thing about the alpine D. anglica: I read before I got it that like D. linearis, this sundew also tolerates alkaline soil. I tested by planting on beach sand from...
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    D. anglica Alpine x HI

    Drosera anglica alpine variety (D. anglica var. pusilla) x HI

    I made this hybrid a few years ago. One plant in the latest generation is smaller than the Hawaiian; the longest leaf so far has not...
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    I have seed of brevifolia white flower from...

    I have seed of brevifolia white flower from Hempstead NC for you. There is much more variation in brevifolia ranging in South America. And, I have a hunch burkeana in Africa may actually be...
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    I really like this pink flowered D. brevifolia. I...

    I really like this pink flowered D. brevifolia. I had one myself years ago, also from Texas. I also have a white flowered plant from North Carolina. Years ago I crossed the two. The hybrid did not...
  7. Good eyes guys, they are not actually...

    Good eyes guys, they are not actually butterworts. Nor is that sphagnum moss. Iíve been fooled a few times here, at first glance. No dew and no captured bugs. The plant is Dudleya lanceolata. Thanks...
  8. Found this new wild site, in Southern California

    While exploring a new canyon on the Palos Verdes Peninsula I was astonished to see this site: Butterworts and sphagnum moss growing on a seeping rock face! However, the butterworts were not the...
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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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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
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