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A few

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Utricularia 'Betty's Bay'


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A cup full of Drosera regia babies.
 
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My 'Betty's Bay' has refused to flower; any particular conditions that seem to trigger it?

Mine have been blooming in my garage window since the nighttime temps started to rise in Feb. I suspect that a significant difference between daytime high temperatures and nighttime lows might make a difference. A increasing photoperiod might also matter as a trigger. I come to this by looking at my present conditions so they're just an educated guess. I also think BB likes growing in a small net pot and being in standing water. I use a peat/perlite soil and I press a layer of long-fiber sphagnum moss around the inside of the pot to hold it in. 'Hope this helps.
 
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That tells me I need to switch spots; the place it's in right now really doesn't experience huge seasonal swings, and there's a pot that does that I can put in its place that will bloom no matter the conditions.
 

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A few from the chilly garage window sill

The title to this thread always applies - ha!

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A few pings.

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Some of the Cephalotus.

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Drosera cuneifolia "Table Mtn. form"

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Clockwise from top: Drosera schizandra, D. cuneifolia "Silvermine form", D. cuneifolia "Table Mtn. form"

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More pings.

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D. esterhuyseniae x slackii
 
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What's that one in the first photo, planifolia? It's very striking

Yes - well-spotted. Despite temps down in the 40's F. it is growing happily alongside the Mexican pings. 'Been growing it for years but it has never grown as well as since I started putting Osmocote in the soil, in small amounts. 'Glad you like it.
 

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A few from the big terra

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Pinguicula heterophylla

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Little P. gypsicola plants.

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P. emarginata "Max", also entered in this month's Plant of the Month competition.

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Drosera schizandra
 
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Really nice collection Mark. I have to know my limits to preserve peace at home. 99% of my CP are winter hardy or require mild protection. Indoors won't cut it. Don't even want to bring it up. I might be able to do some if I get rid of my three African Violets.
 
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Very nice. Sorry if it’s already mentioned somewhere in this string, but where are you at that the pings are living outside? Thanks


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Very nice. Sorry if it’s already mentioned somewhere in this string, but where are you at that the pings are living outside? Thanks


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Thank you. I gather you are referring to the windowsill in my garage? I am in Washington State, just outside of Portland, Oregon. The latest photos are of indoor-grown plants in my 55-gallon terrarium. I do grow Ping. grandiflora out of doors and I just let them sit in their pot outside year-round.
 
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