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Sarracenia Flava var. Ornata: Merciless Predator

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    Default Sarracenia Flava var. Ornata: Merciless Predator

    Last Summer on a visit to the Richmond Flower Show some good friends kind of forced me, against my better judgment, to get a pitcher plant. Not wanting to be a spoilsport, I got one to take home...although I knew that it would lose no time in dying.

    Well here we are... and my Sarracenia has doubled in size and is opening huge new pitchers and is thriving. I am cautiously beginning to accept that it might not die after all. But meet me in five years and if it is still thriving... well... maybe then I will really be convinced!

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    Looks good. I must say, I rather like predatory plants...

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    Really cool plants and photos!!

    cheers,
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    Really cool plants and photos!!

    cheers,
    BD

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kmac View Post
    Looks good. I must say, I rather like predatory plants...
    Me too... and my god doesn't this one look hungry!!! Or maybe it's just singing, but only cats and dogs can hear. Just a thought!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
    Really cool plants and photos!!

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    That's just it BD: it is a cool plant and I was chiefly worried because I can't let it get really cool in the conzie. But it seems to find it bright enough here, and has obviously adapted to my winter minimum of 10C. I would love to see it one day put up those crazy sci-fi flowers! But for now I'm delighted that it is even alive and growing...

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    Great shots, Igor.

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