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Nepenthes ventricosa blooming

This is a discussion on Nepenthes ventricosa blooming within the Eye Candy forums, part of the Land Plants category; I have not seen Nepenthes ventricosa bloom before, but I guess every plant does at ...

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    Cool Nepenthes ventricosa blooming

    I have not seen Nepenthes ventricosa bloom before, but I guess every plant does at some point. Check it out.

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    Bruce, it's lovely. Is that color pretty close to true? It almost looks like a rosy coral shade on my monitor, and I'm loving it!!


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    Yes, the color is true. The pitcher is a rosy coral. It starts off green and turns more red, then to tan before it falls off. The blooms are all green with a slight reddish color on the bases.

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    Very cute, Bruce! Is it in bloom for a while? I can see something that looks like bloom (more than one). Is that right and is it the same color? How the buds look like? Too many questions?

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    Margarita, this is the first time to see this guy bloom, so I am not sure. I believe each of the little flowers is an individual bloom and will produce a seed (or maybe many seeds). When it was in 'bud' I can assume it did not have the little petals, but honestly, I really do not know.

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    Very spacy !

    I like the rose color , I never saw once of similar color

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    hi bruce,
    maybe it blooms only once in a century? lol
    do they open or is that the last stage?

    congrats

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    I *think* that is the open bloom. If you look close, it looks as if there are some petals on several of the little points. But- I honestly have no idea... LOL! It is new to me. It makes sense that it would bloom, but I guess I never thought about it having anything but the pitchers... IDK~!

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    Can you get a better/closer shot of the flowers, Bruce? I'm curious as to what sex your plant is. Seeds are not in your future, sorry Bruce. Neps are dioecious -- plants are either male or female.

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