Today I added some new pictures to my photo album.
Drosera pulchella "Salmon flower"
Drosera trinervia (thanks Christian!)
Nepenthes ventricosa x inermis (who says easy plants aren't gorgeous?)
Fresh opened N. hamata...
In January I got a new camera: A Canon A610.
The built in macro modus is great.
Here some nearly unmodified (just resized) snapshots:
Drosera rupicola (or: D. stolonifera ssp. rupicola)
I got some seeds of the tropical red form Australian Aldrovanda vesiculosa variant. I sent some of those seeds to Christian who took nice photographs. The look like those from Dionaea but are more round.
For comparison: Dionaea muscipula seeds
I got some seeds of nice tuberous Drosera species. As most species have the attitude of being hard to germinate, I read about some tricks. Once I tried GA3 with no great success, so I wanted to use a heat or fire treatment this time.
Then I read on a orchid webpage (...
has someone fresh tuberous drosera seeds or small tubers to spare for a trade?
I do not need "normal" Dr. auriculata, peltata, menziesii.
If you have other species or colour variants of the above, please pm or mail me privately(!).
how do you fertilize or feed you tuberous drosera? I know some growers that feed with normal milk. I tried that and it worked well.
Has anyone tried artificial slow-release fertilizer like Osmocote?
look at this thread in the german forums:
Drosera intermedia 'roraima'
Drosera occidentalis ssp occidentalis
Has anyone here tuberous australian orchids in culture? Which species are easy to grow? I have some tuberous drosera...they can grow in the same tray, aren't they?
I am searching especially for nice flowering species which are relativly easy to grow and don't grow to tall monster plants...