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  1. Sarracenia peaches or exornata peaches

    Websites don't count for cultivar publication
  2. RHS Harlow Carr CP weekend 13 & 13th August

    One week to go!
  3. 7 cephs out of a bin

    The red marks are damage caused by powdery mildew
  4. My first attempt at vft sowing.

    I've heard that microwaving compost can make mould problems worse!
  5. Tips for growing these plants?

    North facing window, you are very limited in choice, Mexican Pinguicula may survive
  6. What is this moss

    Well it's not Sphagnum. Could be one of hundreds of species of terrestrial moss
  7. Drosera rotundifolia and Pinguicula vulgaris in a base-rich flush next to Hadrian's Wall yesterday.
  8. RHS Harlow Carr CP weekend 12th & 13th August , not sure if this has been posted? Talks, displays and sales. Free entry to CPS members with members card.
  9. I'm back

    I'm back...!
  10. Eden Black Pictures

    Well all I would say as a final note, and I mean final note as I'm completely f***ed off ... You stick your head above the parapet and try and publish a cultivar and see how difficult it is, and I'll give you some constructive feedback. If anyone wants to contact me I'll be at edenblack(at) Otherwise enjoy your plants, which is what I intend to do. Adios.
  11. Eden Black Pictures

    Ronny (silverback) asked me to post this for him, his 'Eden Black'. He says it is the darkest of all his Cephalotus. Eden Black Ronny Heirbaut by gardenofeden67, on Flickr
  12. Eden Black Pictures

    sorry, you misunderstand me, I am very intersted in Cephalotus "in wild locations", and I love seeing plants in the wild, I'm just not interested in the latest fad for collecting Cephalotus clones from named wild locations, like the seed you have been selling recently. If the plants turn out to be good growers with interesting features then fair enough... I actually think it is a bit irresponsible to sell location seed, as I feel it increases the pressure on wild populations, and is completely uneccesary as the plant is well established in cultivation...and as you say there is just the one basic Cephalotus so where's the need? perhaps this is the topic for a new thread....
  13. Eden Black Pictures

    no, 6 plants don't mean its stable, but you said you had not seen any. the issue is I really don't understand who the "so many others" are and similar quotes that keep being repeated ...I've never had anyone complain to me about the colour, as far as I'm aware it is a few individuals. it's information that this thats keeps getting banded around by a few people with an axe to grind that really bothers me, rather than the facts. Perhaps we should have a couple of photo threads, one for those who get good colour, and one for those who don't..... the whole point of cultivars by the way, its all about plants in cultivation.
  14. Eden Black Pictures

    Dimitar, I don't believe I took it out of context. You have made this or similar comments more than once yet without justification or first-hand experience. Completely unfair.
  15. Eden Black Pictures

    proved by whom? you?