So here I am watching "Deadman's Curve" a 1978 bio-pic about the 60's Rock legend duo Jan and Dean. I couldn't help notice what those bags were in the back of the truck in the scene dramatizing Jan Barry's near fatal traffic accident.
Be careful around that stuff.
Attractive and super easy to grow. Propagates prolifically from root offshoots on its own. Getting it to flower is a challenge. On top of that the flowers are self-incompatible meaning you need genetically different plants in order to produce seed. Years ago I managed to find...
Drosera regia clone C
What can you say about Drosera regia? Give it a cool (above frost) winters and plenty of room for the roots and it should grow well for you. The clone C designation seems to have come out of the Atlanta Botonical Gardens possibly from Henning Von Schmeling (of Dionaea B52...
Another Mexican Pingula that grows easily in temperate conditions. Flowers are a faint purple pink fading to white from the outer edges, centers are pale purple pink.
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One of the Mexican Pinguicula this plant is easy to grow in temperate conditions. Given good lighting the leaves will take on a translucent pale yellow green with pleasant pink faces.
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One of the Mexican Pinguicula these are fairly easy to grow in temperate conditions. Given good lighting condition the leaves take on a pleasing green-purple hue. Flowers are a rich pinkish-purplish-blue with white backsides.
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Man-Made Drosera tokaiensis - white flower
This is one of Ivan Snyder's (aka Dr. Frankensnyder) creations. According to a grower in Japan who studies the native D. tokaiensis white flowers are (or haven't been) found in nature. This is a sterile hybrid, propagate by leaf or root cuttings...
This plant growing both terrestrially and aquatically for me (grows out of the drainholes into the cup). Seems happier as an aquatic. Another grower to whom I had given a portion to said it seems to want to grow optimally aquatically 12-18 inches below the surface. I'm...
Utricularia chrysantha - starter plug
This Utricularia flowers almost constantly for my in my plant shelf setup.
Bid on a starter plug (approximately one inch diameter). Winner pays shipping USPS priority flat rate $7.90 USD. US only. I reserve the right to clip flower stalks to fit in...
Drosera hamiltonii from different locations
Bid on two plants, mature flowering size one each from different locations. As labeled West Australia and Esperance, WA. This species is self-incompatible so two genetically different plants are needed to make seed.
Drosera hamiltonii has long been...
Sarracenia 'Dixie Lace'
complex hybrid [(leucophylla x rubra wherryi) x (psittacina x purpurea)]
Large (for this plant) rhizome...
Well the first flower this season was on my Sarracenia rosea but I missed getting a picture of that.
So my second flower is from a S. flava
Growth is late this year, thanks to prolonged cold weather (and rainy too).
Let's see those flowers!
At the California Science Center in Los Angeles through Jan 6, 2019. After which will follow a 10 city tour in Europe. Some 150 artifacts on display. These along with the rest of the 5,000 or so tomb items will go on permanent display at the yet to be opened new Cairo Museum.
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Botanical Building at Balboa Park
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San Diego Zoo - Pollinator's Garden - the Zoo has a bog but it was in poor...
Flickr was recently acquired Flickr from Verizon (who now "owns" Yahoo). There seems to be confusion as to what this means to users who have accounts on Flickr. According to the USAToday article SmugMug...
Drosera 'Dork's Pink' Gemmae
hybrid of D. lasiantha × callistos
Around 10 gemmae I only have a very few.
This rosetted Pygmy Drosera fast became one of my favorites. The colors and overall shape of both plant and flowers are very pleasing to the eye. Grow as you would most other Pygmy Drosera...