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  1. K

    Care for Mexican butterwort

    I currently have two Mexican butterworts gigantea and red leaf or flower I was wondering what condition they thrive in my gigantea seems to be lacking. Growth and declining and my red leaf seems to be in succulent phase leaves are all clump together life a rosette ...
  2. S

    smurf's indoor green house

    hello, New collector, with a very small collection. Just want to start a log I can check on and possibly get some tips/advice. Feel free to leave a comment or questions. My next pictures will be correct side-up. (sorry about sideways pics, too lazy to fix) n. ventrada smaller n. ventrada...
  3. F

    Flora's little list

    So I don't have a lot, but i'm super proud of my plants. I talk to them and tell them they are doing good. They seem to like it. Here it is: Outdoor: I have four S. purpureas, a couple i lost the tags for, so at this point i call them all purpureas. I have a S. Red throat, a couple Luecophylla...
  4. T


    Hey guys, Long time no see! So, I had originally planned to pull my VFTs out of my terrarium for their dormancy, but (and please correct me if I'm wrong) They seem to be starting their dormancy already. I'll post pics of the plant that is furthest along in what I think it's doing, later. I'll...
  5. K

    Nepenthes Seeds for Trade

    Hi everyone as anyone can assume i'm pretty new here but im pretty old in the plant world hahaha! The seeds i am offering are N. Lingulata and N. Reinwardtiana (a bunch if mixed color clones) they havent been sitting long and i would like to try to trade them with a few people before their...
  6. E

    Hello from the desert

    Hi all, glad to be here. My name is Erica and I live in Tucson, AZ. Not the best place to be if you like to grow plants, but hey, I'm only here until I graduate from UArizona. I'm originally from Oregon and can't wait to go back. I'm a plant science major and I work for the University, doing...
  7. tommyr

    Do Butterwort leaf pullings grow slowly?

    I've been attempting to start new plants of 'Gigantea', 'Aphrodite' and 'Alfred Lau 13' and man they are growing VERY SLOWLY. Is that normal? Under a T5 light about 3-4 inches away. anything I could do to speed things up even a tiny bit? I'm relativly new to starting these. Thanks for any...
  8. rakovsky

    Pinguicula Vulgaris prefers alkaline, rocky cliff faces in the USA?

    http://mnfi.anr.msu.edu/abstracts/botany/Pinguicula_vulgaris.pdf http://www.acris.nynhp.org/guide.php?id=9171 In Maine How does this affect how you would grow it domestically?
  9. Radagast

    Radagast's Grow List

    Brocchinia (Carnivorous Bromeliad) reducta Cephalotus (Australian Pitcher Plant) follicularis "Emu Point" follicularis 'Hummer's Giant' Dionaea (Venus Fly Trap) muscipula "typical" Drosera (Sundew) adelae aliciae burmannii (anthocyanin free) burmannii (blush color) capensis 'Albino'...
  10. sarracenia_X

    i'm lookin' for a butterwort

    I'm looking to add a new plant to my little collection... why not a mexican butterwort? specifically, i would LOVE a Pinguicula laueana, but really, something like P. moctezumae or P. moranensis i would gladly accept. things i have to trade are: Drosera filiformis D. capensis Maxillaria...
  11. S

    what are some tropical mexican pinguicula that NEVER form winter succulent leaves?

    i want to search for mexican pinguicula that dont form succulent leaves and are carnivorous year long, any sugestions? i want something tropical in a sense that likes being in a humid environment( sorta like a jungle butterwort) any species?
  12. B

    Colorado (and whoever else) trading get together in October

    Jeremiah Harris (yes the one who we all wish we had his plants) is hosting a get together/trading meet up at his place, with his multiple greenhouses full of CPs, on Saturday October 26th at 2 PM in Colorado Springs. Check out this you tube video of his greenhouse tour...
  13. Acro

    Wanted: Pinguicula moranensis (or other easy "beginner" Pings)

    I am looking for Pinguicula moranensis (or other easy "beginner" Pinguicula). This will be my first butterwort! I have Freshwater Acclimated Red Mangroves and Albino Bristlenose Plecos to trade. Mangroves make great houseplants or bonsai and can be kept in fish aquariums. The mangroves I...
  14. Acro

    What Butterwort is Best for Me?

    I am looking for a butterwort that meets a few requirements. I haven't kept CPs since I was a kid so please guide me in the right direction. I would like something that does not go dormant. I prefer something that can be grown by the light of a window (however I can supply a lamp if needed). I...
  15. T

    Serial Killing slugs

    Recently, my VFT and sundew died with an unknown culprit. I noticed in the past week that my Butterwort and one pot of my Pitcher Plant seedlings have began to decline. I decided today would repot the butterwort! I discovered strange slug like things on the roots and in the leaves. They are...
  16. M

    Hello from Buffalo!

    Hey all! I have heard a lot of great things about this forum so I decided to come pop in and say hello. My name is Matt and I live in Buffalo, NY. Along with my girlfriend, I run our local carnivorous plant club. I am getting my masters in botany and also run my own plant blog on the side. I...
  17. 村花洛洛

    Butterworts in Chinese culture

    This is my first post, but also do not know how to add a picture.:-D I want to put the butterworts are collected, whether in Mexico or temperate, because I found that I really love this species, they are really very feminine. But it gets hot, I put them all on aquaculture in the fish tank, so...
  18. L

    A few questions about different setups...

    Alright, so the project I'm looking to tackle is that of three small tanks to turn into plant-only terrariums of different kinds. They're all slightly different sizes, but they're all around the 2 gallon mark and all still more or less watertight. I'd quite like to do one of each type to start...
  19. BobZ

    CPN June 2013 issue (v42 n2) is now available

    Carnivorous Plant Newsletter, volume 42, number 2, June 2013 is available for download as a PDF for members on the ICPS web site: http://icps.clubexpress.com/ Hard copy was mailed to members on May 31. CONTENTS Farewell Eric Green Pinguicula x gresivaudanica (Lentibulariaceae), a new...
  20. D

    Fasciation fascination

    Wanted to share a couple oddball cristate mexi-pings. For those unfamiliar with fasciated growth, also known as crested/cristate/cristata growth, a good place to see this pattern is with succulents, where this growth is much more common. Scolling down through the following link will give a...