Now you're beginning to see what my B. 'Goliath' research is all about and why I think that B. 'Goliath' is actually 4 Byblis species in one. :bigthumpup:
B. 'Goliath' = B. guehoi, B. rorida, B. aquatica and B. filifolia. So now you've also witnessed too, that flower morphology is...
Well, it looks like Spring has sprung...in Florida at least! ;D
Here's a few fast shots of my Drosera ascendens x schwackei in flower. A special thanks to Dani O. for letting me grow this fantastic hybrid. ;)
[Edit: The status of Drosera ascendens or Drosera villosa var...
Hmmm...sounds about right. In my conditions, the lowest temps my Heliamphora see are usually around 60F in Winter and 70F in Summer, on a 12 hr. photoperiod. I never allow temps to go higher than 78F, but then again they are all grown indoors. Mix is... I'd say around 80% live...
As promised, today begins posting of the Heliamphora species within my collection. Other Heliamphora growers please feel free to post photos of said species as well if you have them!
I think we can make an awesome thread by doing so... :)
I hope you all have had a pleasant start to 2011.
As you may be aware, Redfern Natural History Productions has raised and donated over US $ 8,000 to support the work of Meadowview Biological Research Station in the conservation of the habitat of Sarracenia and other carnivorous...
As far as lighting goes, I've had great success with the new BadBoy T5 setups, with two blue and two red spectrum bulbs set in an offset (one blue, one red) pattern on a 12 hr on 12 hr off photoperiod. Humidity is kept above 60% at all times using a cool-mist room humidifier...
Since few photos exist online of this magnificent new Heliamphora species...presenting Heliamphora sp. "Foothills Testigos" ;
Note the slight differential between this red pitcher and the tallest one in the pot..
Here's a quick shot of one of the Heli-nursery chambers...