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  1. fatboy

    Drosera and Byblis seeds available

    Hey all I am currently working in Darwin in the north of Australia and spend most of my weekends messing around in the sandy swamps around a place called Howard Springs. Allen Lowrie did a trip up here way back in 1991 when he discovered Byblis aquatica and there are several species of Drosera...
  2. Not a Number

    The Name Game - Part 3

    Allen Lowrie's Carnivorous Plants of Australia: Magnum Opus (2013) lists some 241 species of carnivorous plants at the time of publication. 163 of those are Drosera. Of these 29 are newly named. Some are new species formally described for the first time. Some were renamed as the "true" species...
  3. Not a Number

    The Name Game - Part 2

    Australian Drosera in Cultivation Allen Lowrie's Carnivorous Plants of Australia Magnum Opus at time of publication Dec. 16, 2013 listed some 241 species. Many of these were new species or reassignment of ranks (subspecies or varieties). A few had been in cultivation before even having been...
  4. Cthulhu138

    Carnivorous Plants of Australia MAGNUM OPUS Books

    I've been anxiously awaiting the release of this 3 volume set of books since I heard they were coming out. Last week I broke down and ordered the set. When I got home today, the books were here waiting for me. I knew these were going to be good but, I had no idea they would be THIS good ! I've...
  5. bluemax

    Any recent experiences ordering from Allen Lowrie?

    There are old threads addressing results from orders placed with Allen Lowrie but they are mixed in opinion and over 5 years old. I'm guessing that some here have more recent experiences and if so I would very much appreciate hearing what you think. His catalog is a beguiling list of rare and...
  6. DND

    ICPS - Cephalotus article by Richard Nun, Volume 43 March 2014

    Permission from ICPS was sort from author to put into all forums. Here the whole PDF file with the pictures can be downloaded: https://www.dropbox.com/s/padc7yy2hh148y0/cpnl-43-01-05.pdf News and Views...
  7. Brie

    Tuberous drosera collection available, PNW people only

    So.. the time has come that I need to trim down my collection.. And the finicky indoor growing stuff needs to be cut back... I've decided to focus down to just some specific groups and tuberous just doesnt fit in with my plans. As these are still actively growing, i'm not shipping them.. And I...
  8. pokie22

    Allen Lowerie Group Order Interest

    I wanted to gauge if there was any interest in placing an order from Allen Lowrie. I am interested in some seeds from him, however, his flat rate shipping is a bit outrageous for my small order. I have his latest catalog if one would like to peruse it.
  9. BobZ

    CPN December 2012 issue (v41 n4) is now available

    Carnivorous Plant Newsletter, volume 41, number 4, December 2012 is available for download as a PDF for members on the ICPS web site: http://icps.clubexpress.com/ Hard copy will be mailed to members on November 30. CONTENTS • Drosera bicolor Lowrie & Carlquist • The digestive fluid of Drosera...
  10. Lechenaultia

    Is this Scrophulariaceae species practicing carnivory?

    Is this Scrophulariaceae species practicing carnivory? Is this Linderniaceae species practicing carnivory? Allen Lowrie and I have been working on breeding a large selection plant species, many of which do not always relate directly to this CP forum but if you grow carnivorous plants the...
  11. M

    Allen Lowrie

    Hi guys!anyone know the email address to contact Allen Lowrie?
  12. rattler

    house plant Drosera zigzagia

    this plant was a headache, i originally purchased the seed from Lowrie several years ago.....even with the hand holding of some experianced tuberous growers i had been un able to get the whole pot to go dormant at the same time....as some plants would start going dormant others would be in...
  13. jimscott

    Cultivation of pygmy Drosera, by Jan Flísek and Kamil Pásek

    Cultivation of pygmy Drosera Jan Flísek and Kamil Pásek Pygmy Drosera comprise up a peculiar group that include the smallest sundews - small growth is a typical characteristic of this group. Most pygmy Drosera are found in southwestern areas of Western Australia. Only D. pygmaea is found in...
  14. N

    Looking for Allen Lowrie Price List

    Hi, Just wondering if anyone out there has Allen Lowrie's current CP pricelist. If so, I'm wondering if it would be possible to get a copy.... Many thanks!
  15. drosera5150

    Byblis misinformation...

    Hello All, Well in my opinion I must say that there's something suspicious about Mr. Lowrie's recent Byblis photos. The link to his publicly posted Forum photos can be found here; http://www.cpukforum.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=31873&pid=245236&st=0&#entry245236 Firstly, any Byblis I've...
  16. obregon562

    Lowrie Import...from Jeff

    Hey guys, First off, THANKS JEFF! Anyway haha, I was wondering how the sundews and assorted stuff Jeff imported from Australia is coming along for you guys. So far, my tuberous 'dews are just starting to peak through the sand. The following are "visable": D. gigantea D. aff. tubastylis (ill...
  17. obregon562

    Obregon562's Growlist

    hi! :D Feel free to contact me with questions/coments. I hope you enjoy and i love to trade! (in the USA only, sorry!) Brocchinia: reducta Byblis: gigantea "Robust plants now extinct at this location due to development. Canning Vale, W.A."---seeds lamellata "30-50 cm. tall, location #3...
  18. G

    Sarracenia, Byblis & Drosera photos

    S x popei flower S rubra ssp rubra flower S leucophylla Byblis rorida Lake Campion. Lowrie described this as floriferous- he was not exaggerating! My current favourite CP D closterostigma D ericksoniae in amongst some other pygmies D caduca emerging from dormancy. Not the...
  19. throckmoron

    Stupid seed question!

    Hello, I am fairly new to growing plants from seed, and am trying to do a lot more of it. Please tell me, can you still buy seed from Allen Lowrie? All the ref.'s I see to doing so are from pre-2000. I have scoured the forums for references but... Please clue me in! Can someone post the contact...
  20. C

    Drosera menziesii ssp.menziesii seeds

    Up for auction is a pack of D.menziesii ssp. menziesii "erect red plants to 20cm tall, flowers bright pink-Rocky Creek, WA" seeds. Around 15-20 small seeds in the pack. These seeds came from Lowrie. I originally ordered a packet of this seed in the winter and without realizing, I ordered another...