I have three pots of seeds which I stratified in the refrigerator in damp paper towels for about six weeks. I sowed the seeds on milled sphagnum and they are under CF lights in a terrarium. It has been four months since they were sown and I only have seedlings in one pot and not many of those...
Where is the best place to buy larger amounts of peat to create a bog garden? So far I've only bought bags of peat from Lowe's, but that's no way to get enough peat for a bog at a reasonable cost. Do most landscape supply businesses sell peat (I'm in Georgia) that would be okay to use in a...
Has anyone used Quikrete All Purpose Sand as part of their CP media mix? The Quikrete website says it is coarse sand and one of the listed uses is mixing with potting soil. Is there something better that may be available? I can't seem to find a place here that sells "horticultural" sand.
I have known about these S. flava for a couple of years, but I'm just now getting some decent pictures and wanted to share them. These plants are located in what I think is a utility easement along a road in Colquitt County, GA very near the city limits of Moultrie. These are the only CPs I've...
I have my Sarracenia pots sitting in "Rubbermaid" plastic storage containers to keep the water level right. After a few weeks of exposure to the sun the containers get very brittle and break very easily.
What does everyone else use for this purpose? Any ideas what I might switch to so I don't...
D. filiformis var. tracyi
D. burmannii 'Beer Wah'
D. capensis 'Narrow Leaf'
S. x 'Judith Hindle'
S. leucophylla 'Tarnok'
S. minor var. okefenokeensis
S. x 'Scarlet Belle'
I have a fluorescent fixture with 4 bulbs over my 10 gallon terrarium. There is a hole on the top, so I have a Radio Shack cooling fan on top of the fixture aimed down thru the hole to create some airflow. The fan, of course, blows full strength all the time, but I would like to be able to alter...
Awhile back I posted a pic of my S. purpurea to find out which form I have. Bugweed thought ssp. venosa var. burkei, but said the flower would tell me more. Well, the plant has flowered and the petals are a pretty deep red. I assume that means ssp. venosa? Just looking for some confirmation...
Here are a couple pics of the first pitcher from a rooted cutting of N coccinea I got from SarraceniaScott in January. The only other neps I have are ventrata and ventricosa, so this is pretty cool to me. Just felt like sharing.
I have two small Cephs. Both have brown leaves and pitchers, but still seem to be putting out new growth. How bad does this look to you experienced Ceph growers? I'm thinking lack of air circulation may be playing a part in this. What do ya think?
I know it's been said before, but I'll say it again...Don't throw away "dead" plants. Below is a pic of a "dead" D. capensis 'Albino' I got from fudog a couple of months back (yes, it was alive when I received it). I thought it was a goner (notice the brown clump in the middle of the pot). But I...
I have a couple of Neps doing quite well now, and I'd like for N. ramispina to be my next plant. I just can't believe the color of those pitchers! Does anyone know where I can get one? I haven't found any on the internet for sale as of now.
Got this D. adelae at Lowe's in a small cube a while ago. I just found this extra stowaway in the pot. I'm sure it's something common, but not something I have otherwise. Can someone tell me what it is?
Sorry about the crappy picture. Thanks for the help!!
I have two well established N. ventrata cuttings to trade. These plants are very healthy, currently pitchering, and grow like weeds.
Let me know what you might be willing to trade. I know these are very common, but thought maybe someone just getting into Neps might want one.
Email or PM me if...
There wasn't much going on in the "Identify That Plant!" forum, so I thought I would try here...
I bought this plant labelled as N. ventricosa. Now that it has pitchered, I really don't think so. It looks more like my N. ventrata to me.
What do you think?