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Things I've got
alicea "silvermine (?)", strap-leaf form
anglica “Alakai Swamp”
x "Andromeda (BCP cross of D. prolifera x schizandra)
binata "Waihohonu Desert"
burmannii: Humpty-Doo, Hann River, Hong Kong Red
capensis "big pink", red...
Smooter80's grow list updated 11/25/15
burbidgeae x trusmadiensis EP SG
lowii x veitchii (k) EP SG
lowii x Sabre Dark Cherry EP SG
talangensis x mira
chimantensis Chimanta Tepui AW
elongata Ilu Tepui AW...
I suppose it's about time so I'll start with some recent pictures. Quite a few actually.
Plants waking up outdoors.
Some native Oregon sphagnum I'm growing with the outdoor plants, covered with netting to discourage those pesky birds.
My crazy S. "Daina's Delight" growing more than 100...
After a long pause growing plants I recently started againin January 2016. Hopefully the spring will allow me to ramp up slowly and see what species I can grow outside without much trouble.
- D. californica
- D. muscipula typical form
- D. muscipula (sprouted)...
Last update: 3/7/18
If you have any suggestions for ways to improve the organization of my growlist, please let me know!
Byblis guehoi, West Kimberley
Byblis lamellata, Eneabba, WA, BCP S064
WolframOmega's Highland Terrarium
I suppose it's probably time I started a photo thread. Here are some of the more presentable plants in my collection. Enjoy!
I have the following plants for trade.
Drosera graomogolensis (small)
Drosera oblanceolata (large)
Drosera cistiflora (very large dormant root)
Nepenthes murudensis (small/medium)
Nepenthes tentaculata (small/medium)
Nepenthes jacquelineae (small)
Here is my puny growlist. Enjoy!
Dionaea muscipula 'Ginormous'
S. flava var. cuprea (Lois x botanique)
Sarracenia rubra subsp. gulfensis
Sarracenia leucophylla (Drummond's giant imposter)
S. minor var. okefenokeensis Charlton Co, GA
Sarracenia purpurea subsp. venosa...
I have the following species for trade. All of the tuberous species are dormant.
D. abberans (used to be whiitakeri subsp. abberans)
D. menziesii subsp. menziesii ( plants get very red, almost crimson late in the growing season)
D. erythrorhiza subsp...
So I had been reading an excellent book called _Carnivorous Plants of the Western Cape South Africa 2009_
and noticed something very peculiar and wanted to share it :-D. It points out the fact that Drosera Cistifloras natural pollinators are monkey bettles (fuzzy little things)...
Once I was in a store and there was a corner in which some really strange plants were standing.
They shall eat meat or something like that and they are probably dangerous. No risc no fun. I took one of the glistening with the sticky leaves.
About 10 years later ......
Drosera cistiflora Pink Flower ~20 seed
From last year's harvest. Seed has been cold stored 34-38°F.
As with all winter growing Drosera it may be difficult to germinate and establish the first year.
Refer to these links for growing tips...
I have been hunting around various seed selling web sites in the hope of expanding my meagre Drosera collection into something more exotic. Then it occurred to me that I ought to ask you guys first...yes?!
Does anyone please have any of the following Droserae (or similar) and is willing...
I have the following to trade for established plants of N. gracilis (any form) and/or N. ampullaria (any form).
Drosera menziesii subsp. menziesii (dormant tubers)
Drosera abberans 'Pyrete Ranges, Victoria, Aust.' (dormant tubers)
Drosera cistiflora pink flower (as summer dormant roots)...
.and here I add some pictures of today, mostly new cultures:
drosera falconeri, still without root system, but flowering already
drosera montana var. montana "Botumirin'
drosera sp. 'Auyan Tepui' on semi-liquid gel (some dews grow much faster this way)
drosera madagascariensis. Don't know...
Drosera cistiflora - pink flower
This winter growing South African Drosera is known for its large colorful flowers. Potted in a 3 inch pot it should be repotted into a larger pot when it goes dormant in the summer. Let the media dry out completely. It should resume growth when the...