I have 3 drosos that have flowered for me and it looks like I will be getting a lot of seed. Now I have seen and read of a lot of different mixes and I am going to try as many as possible to see which one is the best (for me at least!). So please post your mix here as I am very keen to see them...
Well yesterday I went up a mountain near where I live to see some Drosera arcturi. I seem to be able to pick the best weather to go up lol - I chose a massive cold snap - if u see any white patches they are hail not snow. I will post some pics of a trip I did last autumn later. Enjoy. :)...
Yesterday I went to the VCPS show. It was super, as always.:-D
A view of the display plants from the front.
Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat!!!! a droso?? ?? ?? (and someone with a black head lol)
I have had trouble with collecting sarra seed to put in the freezer before, so I made a little disposable tool to help with this and while I was taking pics of how to make it I desided to show how to pollinate sarras for people who don't know how.
I will start with pollination.
Here are some...
I changed my iPod name to Titanic. It's syncing now.
I tried to catch some Fog. I mist.
When chemists die, they barium.
Jokes about German sausage are the wurst.
A soldier who survived mustard gas and pepper spray is now a seasoned...
Here are some of my sarra seedlings.
S. popii starting to show some veins!
A unknown hybrid which I think is S. 'Ladies in waiting' self pollinated.
S. rubra ssp. gulfensis x 'Umlauftiana' starting to show some color and veins.
Well so far I have these sarras with flower spikes and I am starting to think about which plants to hybridize.
S. Leucophylla f. red veins
S. psittacina f. Giant red/var. okefenokeensis
S. purpurea ssp. venosa
S. rubra ssp. rubra
S. rubra ssp. gulfensis
S. flava var. rubricorpora...
It is spring here in Ozzy so my plants are just starting to grow.:grin: Here are some pics.
S. minor var. okefenokeensis new leaf.
A S. x mitchelliana x purpurea's flower bud.
D. capensis f. alba seedling.
S. psittacina f. Giant red
My grow list
N. sanguinea ( a red form)
N. thorelii x densiflora
N. maxima x veitchii (x allardii)
N. alata x khasiana
N. ventricosa x fusca
N. ventricosa x maxima
N. spathulata x alata
D. binata “marston's dragon”
I became intrested in cps in 2008 and joined the Victorian carnivorous plant society in the December of that year.
I had my collection totaly destroyed by the Black Saturday bushfires.:-( I have now built up my collection to over 100 plants of predominantly Sarracenia. I am thinking of getting a...