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    Heliamphora floowers not opening correctly

    4 of my Heliamphora are in various states of blooming, but so far, the flowers seem to get stuck as they are developing. One plant is a complete bust for this round. The second has the first flower opening, but as of yet, I have not been able to collect any pollen from it. The petals all seem to...
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    H. heterodoxa is flowering!

    Checked on the plants this morning and discovered that my H. heterodoxa gran Sabana is flowering! This is a first for me! I have had the plant for about a year now and it has grown from a wee pup of a plant to a full grown beauty! Anyone have any pollen to share? H. heterodoxa by Michaela...
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    Heliamphora talk

    This Sunday will be are next meeting and I will be talking about Heliamphora.
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    Hands on meeting

    Our next meeting will be on Sunday March 12th. UMCPS Reminder: Hands on meeting, March 12th | Upper Midwest Carnivorous Plant Society
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    Time for our next social gathering

    The next social meeting will be at Sociable Cider Werks Sunday 12th February 2017 at 3:00. Sociable Cider Werks Look forward to seeing everyone there!
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    Upper Midwest Carnivorous Plant Society

    Hello, I am the current treasurer for the UMCPS. We are currently a small group that has official meetings 6 times a year and unofficial social gatherings in the between months. We welcome anyone in the Dakotas, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and the UP of Michigan. I will try and post...
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    Failing nectar cups

    The Heliamphora that I got last spring are doing quite well. Lots of growth and good color. However, my H. minor isn't developing nectar cups properly. As the leaf is growing they look good, but as they start to fill out and open, they just fail. My H. heterodoxa x nutans which is in the next...
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    Upper Midwest Carnivorous Plant Society Social Gathering

    The UMCPS will be holding our bimonthly social gathering this Sunday at the Indeed Brewing Tap Room. This is a great chance to get together and talk plants. No official business. Even though this is technically an "Adult" venue, they do offer non alcoholic beverages. All are welcome. More...
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    Sunday's Mark Trail comic

    Mark Trail | Comics and Games - seattlepi.com Here is the full strip. I didn't realize that the first couple panels were missing when I posted it. Untitled by Michael Waltz, on Flickr
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    My first Heliamphoras!

    So I just got my first Heliamphora plants. I am very excited. Currently they are growing with my other plants under flourescent lights, but I will be building a more specialized growing area for them with LED lights and ebb and flow watering. image1 by Michael Waltz, on Flickr image2 by...
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    Nepenthes seed

    I am looking to get some Nepenthes seed. Hybrids or species, I don't really care too much, I just want to get back into growing them from seed. I don't have anything for trade at this time, but I am happy to pay for them.
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    WTB: WTB: Drosera scorpioides gammae

    WTB: WTB: Drosera scorpioides gammae I am looking to add Drosera scorpioides to my collection. Does anyone have any gammae available? List Date: 1/25/2016 For more info, click here to view the original listing: WTB: WTB: Drosera scorpioides gammae -------------------------------------- Want...
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    Heliamphora seed viability?

    I was curious if Heliamphora seed store well, or are they best sowed right away?
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    Hello from Minneapolis

    Since I have been lurking around here for a while now and have started posting a little bit I thought I should introduce myself. I have been into carnivorous plants since the late 70s. Over the years I have gone through various times with and without plants. A few years ago I discovered the...