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I'd like to expand my currently almost non-existent Nepenthes collection. I have plenty to trade, many of them considered choice plants. They are just not CPs.

I'm interested in Nepenthes plants, seedlings or cuttings (rooted or unrooted). I have some experience rooting cuttings. I'm most interested in highland species or hybrids. I'm not particularly interest in N. x ventrata, or the more ordinary forms of N. alata and N. ventricosa.

Below is a partial list of some of the things I have.

A Key:

(+): I'm pretty sure I have at least one plant ready to go, or close to it.
(++): I have a large number of plants ready to go.
(+/-): I would need to root a cutting, it might be available unrooted, or perhaps there is some uncertainly about a plant. i.e. ask.

Begonias: bogneri (++), brevirimosa (+/++), luxurians (++, also my own fresh seed), sizemoreae (++), 'Freddie' (++, but rooted leaves), 'Little Brother Montgomery' (+), 'Gene Daniels' (+), dregei (+, year old seedlings). Others can be rooted...

Aristolochias: macroura (++, rooted cuttings), gigantea brasiliensis (+, year old seedling), fimbriata (++, this year's seeds)

Passifloras: lindeniana (++, seedlings), pittieri (+/-, seedlings), 'Mission Dolores' (+, = parritae x antioquiensis), variegated membranacea (++, seedlings, also seeds), Strybing clone membranacea (+/-), antioquiensis (+, seedlings plus seeds), bogotensis (+, seedling), loefgrenii (+, rooted cutting), 'Preciosa' (+/-, currently unrooted), sanguinolenta (++, rooted cuttings).

Deppea: splendens (+/-, I have a just bloomed Deppea splendens I'd trade for something special, can also root cuttings, but takes time.), obtusiflora (++), Pseudomiltemia filisepala (+/-, close relative of Deppea, can root cuttings).

Impatiens: namchabarwensis (+/++, rooted cuttings), hians (++, rooted cuttings), tinctoria (+/-), flanaganae (+/-)

Tree Dahlias: Dahlia tenuicaulis (++, rooted cuttings), Dahlia imperialis (+/-).

Caudiciform Yam: Dioscorea sylvatica (++, largest have quarter sized caudexes)

Fern: Woodwardia orientalis (++, all still small). A large, somewhat hardy mother fern with yellow/orange/reddish new growth.

Agapetes: I grow A. serpens (red form), A. serpens (Alba, 'Nepal Cream'), 'Ludvan Cross', smithiana Major, hosseana. Nothing is rooted, but I should be able to take cuttings of most or all of those.

Somewhat Hardy Hoya Relative: Dregea (Wattakaka) sinensis (++, seedlings)

Kalanchoe: 'Pink Butterflies' (++, but small)

Sansevieria: 'Congo' (+, unclear whether this is the same as masoniana/'Mason's Congo', but it looked identical side-by-side)

Brugmansia:'Suncrest vulsa' (++, heat-sensitive B. vulcanicola hybrid)

Calla: 'Hercules' (++, gets 7 feet tall, spotted leaves).

Clematis: akoensis (+, tropical, fragrant, wow)

SE Asian "Jello Plant": Triandra tiliacora (+/++, cuttings just rooted).

Tapeworm Plant: Homalocladium platycladum (+)

Cauliflorous tropical fruit: Jackfruit seedlings (++, just germinating. Only possible in S. CA, S. FL., otherwise an attractive houseplant).

Renga Lily: Arthropodium cirratum (++, small seedlings).

Orchid: Variegated Cymbidium (++, divisions). Variegation is weak. I have pictures, of course of the plant, flowers.

Roldana: cristobalensis (+), petasitis (+/-)

No doubt I'm forgetting a lot of things, as I don't normally have a list made. Please ask.

I'd like to restrict this to the U.S. of course.


Here's a photo of Aristolochia macroura, as it is one of those that I have in huge quantities, and it may appeal to some growers of Nepenthes. This is a previous plant of mine and may or may not be the same clone. However, they all seem to look about like this. The similarity in appearance to a Nepenthes is probably not accidental. The flower is unpleasant smelling (like a Stapelia) and flies are attracted and trapped. However, they are released a day later, full of pollen. So the trapping is temporary, and the goal is pollination, not food.

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Since many are probably unfamiliar with a lot of my plants, here are photos of a few things. Hopefully this is OK, and hopefully it's not too excessive. Except for the one Deppea, these are all examples of mature plants, not those I can trade.

Passiflora 'Mission Dolores'. A cutting from the hybridizer's plant. This is a cool grower, but can also bloom in a 1 gallon pot. 7 inch flowers, peduncles up to 2 feet, edible fruit. Realistically can be grown by those in coastal California and those with a cool greenhouse. Or greenhouse + outside in a place like Seattle or possibly other areas with cool summers.

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Deppea splendens. The plant on the left I might consider trading for something special. It does have one cutting removed, is done blooming, and probably won't bloom again till next Fall. That plant came from Annie's Annuals; I can also root cuttings from other plants I have. It also prefers cool temperatures.

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Brugmansia "Suncrest vulsa". Possibly B. sanguinea x 'Strybing vulsa'. Yet another cool grower, impossible in the Deep South outside.

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Passiflora loefgrenii. The peduncles can be up to a foot long (not visible in this photo):

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Variegated Cymbidium:

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Begonia brevirimosa. This is a species Begonia. Most people grow this in a terrarium. It does fine outside here, 9 months of the year.

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Woodwardia orientalis. A large fern... New plants can be started from the bulbils/plantlets on mature leaves:

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Kalanchoe 'Pink Butterflies'. A mature plant that my mom grew.

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Impatiens namchabarwensis. I gave a friend a small rooted cutting. Later in the year it looked like this:

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Passiflora 'Preciosa'. Grows and blooms well outside in the SF Bay Area, if kept above freezing.

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Begonia 'Little Brother Montgomery'. Great plant inside or out. It looks like a rex and grows (outside) like a cane Begonia. It's neither. This is my mom's plant, inside for 1 1/2 years:

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Forgot one: Agapetes serpens: Caudiciform, stunningly beautiful, makes edible blueberries. Mother plant lives at my mom's.

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Finally, this is redundant, but to make the point that Aristolochia macroura can bloom small. I really have a ton of these, and might consider a giveaway for postage at some point soon. These are not open flowers, but only buds at this point.

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