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Mixed terrestrial Utricularia in a single container?

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Does anybody grow multiple species of terrestrial Utricularia in a single container, intentionally or unintentionally? I'm not tied to the one species per pot paradigm. I'm envisioning something with mixed flowerscapes, but don't know if that's possible. Would one of them eventually outcompete the others over time? I'd be particularly worried about one of the super weeds like U. bisquamata. Naturally, they would need to be species with similar light/water/temperature needs. What would you recommend, or what do you have in your mixed pots? If you have pictures, I'd love to see them.
 
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It often happens unintentionally thanks to mentioned weedy species, but as long as you have no intention of trading the plants in the future (most people like to keep things separate and know exactly what they're getting) there's no reason not to mix a few things with similar requirements.
 
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I grow all of my terrestrial Utricularia except bisquamata in mixed containers. It is pretty easy for me to tell them apart by looking at the stolons, and I haven't had any problems trading them with others (but I don't . I like to give my plants room to grow, which is more than a pot can provide for me. I will post some pictures later.
 
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Tanukimo, I would be really hesitant in the mixed containers and trading I'm afraid; both of the plants I traded with you for had subulata in them and the "fulva" turned out to be the biloba instead; I'm hoping the other one is the fulva, but the leaves look near-identical...
 
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Utricularia pubescens
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Utricularia biloba
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Utricularia aff. lasiocaulis
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Utricularia welwitschii
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Utricularia uliginosa
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Utricularia cornuta (grows with petiolaris complex Drosera)
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Utricularia warburgii (Utricularia trichophylla at upper left)
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Utricularia tridentata
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You get the idea. And Hcarlton, if you don't think I gave you Utricularia fulva I will give you some next time we trade, assuming we do. I have had it flower and you can see the long stolons in the pictures above.

Also, this is the way I grow almost all of my plants. I have fewer than 10 plants in individual pots.
 
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Tanukimo, thanks for sharing.. Good to see that so many Utricularia can live happily together. I like seeing them growing in the same pot with other CP.
 
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