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  1. afrodisa

    World wide weather

    Want to know what the weather is like in Merida, Venezuela or Alyangula, Australia or just about anywhere else in the world for that matter? Just plug in as much info as you have ie city, country, territory @ World Weather Information Service - Home and it will give you current weather info...
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    Cupcake Carrier

    Last year I stumbled across these cupcake carriers at the $ store. I said to myself HMM!! those look like they would hold 9-3" round pots, so I bought 1 for a buck (big spender). Took it home, dug out my 3" pots and lo and behold the pots fit when I put the top on. Since I make my own labels...
  3. afrodisa

    Another way to look at D. adelae culture

    Colonies of adelae insitu! Australian Carnivorous Plants - Droseraceae
  4. afrodisa

    Tuber photos

    Anyone for tuber photos? Drosera aberrans "Anglesea,Victoria" photo - Iggy ( Ignace Janssens ) photos at pbase.com
  5. afrodisa

    Esperance, Western Australia habitat info

    Photos of D zonaria in flower along with 13 other species and some very informative habitat info. Esperance Wildflowers: Droseraceae - Drosera Esperance Wildflowers: Droseraceae - Drosera
  6. afrodisa

    Drosera burkeana seed give away

    Drosera burkeana seed give away I have 25 recently harvested (January 2015) Drosera burkeana seeds to give away. Shipping is on me. These seeds are from plants grown from 100 seeds purchased from Silverhill Seeds in 2002. The seeds sat in a refrigerator until June 2011 when they were planted...
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    Drosera sessilifolia seed give away

    I have 25 recently harvested (January 2015) Drosera sessilifolia seeds to give away. Shipping is on me. These seeds are from plants grown from 20 seeds purchased from Phil Mann in May 2000. The seeds sat in a refrigerator until July 2007 when they were planted when my cp interests were...
  8. afrodisa

    Blue sundew's

    This a hoot!! http://www.ebay.com/itm/200-pcs-Bonsai-sundew-seeds-Blue-enchantress-Carnivorous-plant-table-Pot-seeds-/121524620503? I love their disclaimer. "if customs finds seeds they're gonna keep them" Well duuh!! They also have poached nepenthes seed assortments. Nice description of...
  9. afrodisa

    A Different Ceph ??

    I just recently noticed 6 plants in my collection of cephs that have only 1 rib on the peristome between the front hairy “wing” and each of the lateral ones instead of the usual 2. Has anyone else noticed this in any of their plants? Also have one with 3 ribs on each side of the midrib.
  10. afrodisa

    What's that???

    What the hell is that in my Pinguicula macrophylla pot?? Oh hell no, it can't be !!! It's a cephalotus!!! Last summer several of the cephs in the tank on the shelf below the pings sent up flower spikes (some extending 10-12" above the pings). I tried pollinating them 3 times a day and was...
  11. afrodisa

    LED lighting

    I have been experimenting (wife says messing) with LED lights for cp growing for a while now. I am currently trying 50 & 100 Watt cool white & warm white in combination with good results. The warm whites alone got better plant growth while the cool whites gave super color within days. Lately...
  12. afrodisa

    Cephalotus "Hummers Giant"

    Better hurry only 4 1/2 days left to get this monster??? http://www.ebay.com/itm/Cephalotus-follicularis-Hummers-Giant-Carnivorous-Plant-/251348004892?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3a8582301c Am I missing something? I see 1 adult pitcher and 3 juveniles, & a couple of leaves.???
  13. afrodisa

    6 months later

    What a difference 6 moths makes!! Here it is as purchased 2-27-13 And now today Others purchased that day have done equally well. Some have already been repotted as they were nearly bursting their pots. Hope I didn't kill them by potting up out of season (whenever that is). Will...
  14. afrodisa

    No Cephalotus seeds - BUT!!!!

    Pollinated 3 different times a day on 5 spikes full of flowers for weeks and not a single one took. Looked again today and what do I see?? A pitcher up near the top of one of the flower spikes.
  15. afrodisa

    Whats this on my vft?

    Just noticed these warts on one of my vfts yesterday. Took a picture and battery died in the camera, today battery was charged so I took some more photos. Tha warts were larger and more numerous. Any ideas as to what they are?
  16. afrodisa

    Heli grab bag ??? NASC 2013 auction UPDATE

    First picture in each set is as potted up then 2nd is now <a href="http://s1181.photobucket.com/user/afrodisa/media/IMG_1498h-11.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1181.photobucket.com/albums/x439/afrodisa/IMG_1498h-11.jpg" border="0" alt="H. tatei var tatei (cerro maharuaka) photo...
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    VFT branched influorescence

    Is this branching normal on a vft? <a href="http://s1181.photobucket.com/user/afrodisa/media/IMG_1547cwvftbranched.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1181.photobucket.com/albums/x439/afrodisa/IMG_1547cwvftbranched.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo IMG_1547cwvftbranched.jpg"/></a>
  18. afrodisa

    EU plant reproductive material law

    How long will it be before they control cp seed exchange? "As you might suspect, this move is the "final solution" of Monsanto, DuPont and other seed-domination corporations who have long admitted their goal is the complete domination of all seeds and crops grown on the planet. By criminalizing...
  19. afrodisa

    Heli grab bag ??? NASC 2013 auction

    Heliamphora Tatei Heliamphora x [heterodoxa x minor] Heliamphora "Tequila" Thanks Butch
  20. afrodisa

    Ceph in vitro paper link

    Stumbled across this paper in hortsci "In Vitro Regeneration of Cephalotus follicularis" from Feb 2010. Found it to be interesting reading of possible use to you flaskers out there. http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/content/45/2/260.full.pdf
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