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  1. fredg

    How do you protect rhizomes from squirrels?

    Some years ago I had a friendly squirrel that was a frequent visitor in and out of the house ( it came in the cat flap). She also terrorised the local cats. She chased the local alpha Tom so hard one evening he had a heart attack. With our own cat there was an armistice. At that time I had a...
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    Stylidium caespitosum

    Some sticky bits. https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Cl29-lkamRE90hRaZf9_wCp3-BxI5PoNc06fsEQaLAoisx7ZYBVU6rEY4DbZeB5uHruinCVE_qxWwUYizxi5ZO7Lr4tGAJUqz_nYKdMCWkpURa-YXE0k8ybMhiaLfZEEJffsLIusKQ=w1920-h1080...
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    Drosera Regia Stressed?

    What is your night temp outside? The D. lanata I can't comment on as I've never grown the petiolaris complex but the D. regia is a hardy chappie. I'd leave that one outside and stop moving it around. I see that article says D. regia will withstand a light frost well yes I'd agree as mine have...
  7. fredg

    How do you protect rhizomes from squirrels?

    A 12 gauge and a rocking chair :devilish:
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    Cephalotus Temps

    Have you checked the ambient temperatures the plant grows in in the wild?
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    Drosera Regia Issues

    The plants die back to these winter buds. I just treat them like any other dormant cp. New growth can start from January onwards. Note that I am in the UK.
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    Drosera regia winter bud.jpg

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    Drosera Regia Issues

    Has the plant ever been allowed to go dormant? Mine have every year since 1988.
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    A bit of this and a bit of that

    Aloinopsis schooneesii, I couldn't resist a shot of the working bits :single_eye: https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/wePxQcgonLZGtkiZtMwbiZIyVIpCz_aYICybq2UkV3Vu6kKhBmELVZerG6G4PdXz3Bx_CU0qDnQQphRqjCle75DyFsWUEym8qUDiaPg1NMqFHfH_dyhQ10SsiCuzrOmRQyYenriwTQ=w1920-h1080
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    Aloinopsis schooneesii.jpg

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    Flower Watch 2020

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    A bit of this and a bit of that

    Delosperma sutherlandii and Delosperma esterhuyseniae https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Gq4ZQtsFNin3y8fgD66lACCR_y3rwnO8VN4vQV8wT0bPAr7nDYbPCkmMXiEY3kCI9xYaNMvVz1cuIvYUK70CCfUKWoH6pt9-OiV8eeI3jqjbvE8kPEWMr40UhDRhCeIY_k8ABZgA4A=w1920-h1080
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    Cypripedium Macra Pink

    It's an early bird, always the first of my Cypripedium to flower. https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/su5wo8nZPqY_5xK_ow9P-xfdm8LDXMtbEgaWr-vU-y3VsArKihW9_b68g95wcYb8svafLb5GUgcs01Dl-VcMjxj31AW5MdjMo5WCjb6SEmHBkSf4EpnOteLNPD5x3xeOdNvMik7KSg=w1920-h1080...
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    Macra Pink a 15-05.jpg