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    pinguicule alpine + alpine all red pinguicula poldini hi Fabrizio
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    Hi thought you might like a pic of d. modesta v donaldii. Enjoy. Dennis
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    I know that these are the commonest CPs going and everyone has seen them before, but this is the first time I have looked closely at these since growing CPs, and I recon I have learnt a lot. I was here for the geology, not the plants and only encountered D. rotundifolia and P. vulgaris but their occurrences interested me. There were almost none of either in bogs along streams or around larger ponds- I think these had too much sheep dung input and so too high in nutrients as they were filled with other bog plants. Most were in small bogs in depressions surrounded by rocks with very little stream input. The Drosera were almost all growing on Sphagnum or rarely other mosses I saw none on pare peat. It seems there were more in the lower, wetter parts but bigger plants were slightly higher and drier. I saw no Pings growing on Sphagnum and most were on bare peat, the exceptions were on a quarry wall where some were growing on non-Sphagnum mosses or onto almost bare rock.
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    actually the pale vallisneriifolia seems to make me stolons
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    Just to get this year's photos started, here are my first flowers of the year. Flavas: Alatas:
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    A few more photos now things have moved on a little... Some drosera The flava, oreophila and leucophylla greenhouse Outside Darlingtonia with flower buds Hybrid and minor greenhouse (and seed grown leucos)
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    Hi :) I'm Jorge from Tenerife(Canary Islands) I'm 19 and I have been growing carnivorous plants since 12. I'm glad to be finally on this forum and I hope we can share knowledge together Digestive glands Nectary glands
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    Hello, my friend My Sarracenia in cultivation. Enjoys, Valentin.
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    Beautiful photos!!! Well done!!! Even they are very common, I can look at p. vulgaris an drosera rotundifolia for hours, and I have a lot of fan growing them: they are perfect!!!!
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    It is realy beautiful!! Pinguicula macroceras from Akaishi mountain range, Japan
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    Bonjour RobH I am on the same opinion as you on the disclosure of sites to everyone's views. I practice this censorship on many forums ,it's part of my ethics
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    Also this year Dionaea Periscope begins immediately to show its main feature Valerio
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    Lovely flowers and plants
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    like these 2 of the north italian http://pinguicula.free.fr/alpi.png or http://pinguicula.free.fr/alpi1.png the yellow spot are not the same than FABRIZIO I am also very interested by these different yellow spot not only on the Italian species but on all the others present by the world
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    i have sth similar to the Ankace Growlight (dual head). I use this as a support, not their only source of light and it works well for me. I have highland nepenthes in a south facing window sil, so they get quite a bit of sunlight.
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    Bonjour 'merci' all I use just limestone rock with joints of substrates that I use for all my calcareous ping
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    Pinguicula vulgaris from Carnia, Italy
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    I’ve just been potting on a few of my darlingtonia seedlings eight months from sowing, five of which under lights. Planted several hundreds, this is one of the biggest, approximately 15 cm across and has just started putting up adult type pitchers. Well pleased.
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    Hello Chimaera All the rain is down here in Devon, storm Hannah is due tonight/tomorrow. If you would like to pay postage I can send you some.
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    Hi, my open day this year is sat 6th July 12-5. Not a CPS open day as am not currently a member, but all welcome, members or not. Lots of plants for sale as always.
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    What,s with all the Chinese stuff recently posted by a new member? Is it just spam or crap? Ada
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    Vegetarian sundews: Few people know, that carnivorous plants like also vegetarian diet, as long as it is rich in protein like flower pollen. To show this, we fed fresh stamens of a Sarracenia leucophylla with adhering pollen to four different Drosera species (photos). D. capensis and D. ultramafica rolled in the leaf as intensive as with animal prey. D. capensis x aliciae moved at least the surrounding tentacles to the protein pack and the tentacles of D. schizandra, which does not show any leaf movement even with mosquitoes, clearly dock on the pollen portion, enjoying the meal.
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    Small amounts of mineral salts in the water can gradually build up in the peat from all the water evaporation, so it's a good idea to repot every few years.
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    It's doing fine so I'd leave it in the pot it's in and not divide it yet. Although they prefer to be repotted every two to three years for fresh soil so if you can it would benefit from it but it's not crucial this year I think. Also, try to put it in the sun. They like as much sun as they can get. You can't go OTT with it. If you're repotting it and moving it's location to full sun then I would nip out the flower stalks this year.
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    New Paludarium for Heliamphora Plants 1. Heliamphora arenicola (Tramen Tepui) 2. Heliamphora chimantensis (Chimanta Tepui, Venezuela) 3. Heliamphora ciliata 4. Heliamphora collina (Foothills Testigos) 5. Heliamphora exappendiculata (Amuri Tepui, Venezuela) Heliamphora exappendiculata (Apacapa Tepui, Venezuela) Heliamphora exappendiculata (Aprada Tepui) 6. Heliamphora folliculata (Aparaman Tepui, Venezuela) 7. Heliamphora hispida (Cerro Neblina, Venezuela) 8. Heliamphora huberi "Broad leaf form" (Akopan Tepui, Venezuela) Heliamphora huberi (Amuri Tepui, Venezuela) 9. Heliamphora ionasii Heavily Red Striped 10. Heliamphora minor Big Orange Heliamphora minor (Auyan Tepui, Venezuela) 11. Heliamphora neblinae (Avispa, Venezuela) Heliamphora neblinae (Cerro Neblina, Brazil, Venezuela) 12. Heliamphora nutans Heliamphora nutans (Kukenam Tepui) 13. Heliamphora parva (Cerro Neblina, Brazil, Venezuela) 14. Heliamphora pulchella (Amuri Tepui, Venezuela) Heliamphora pulchella (Apacapa Tepui, Venezuela) 15. Heliamphora purpurascens (Ptari Tepui, Venezuela) 16. Heliamphora sarracenioides (Ptari Tepui, Venezuela) 17. Heliamphora spec. Akopan 18. Heliamphora spec. Angasima 19. Heliamphora spec. Yuruani B 20. Heliamphora tatei (Cerro Duida, Venezuela) 21. Heliamphora uncinata (Amuri Tepui, Venezuela) 22. Heliamphora ceracea (Cerro Neblina, Brazil, Venezuela) 23. Heliamphora elongata (Ilu Tepui) 24. Heliamphora glabra (S. Do Sol, Guyana) 25. Heliamphora heterodoxa 26. Heliamphora macdonaldae (Cerro Duida, Venezuela) Drosera hirticalyx (Cerro Marahuaca, Venezuela) Drosera kaieteurensis (Chimanta Tepui) Drosera roraimae (Gran Sabana) Drosera roraimae (Serra do Araca) Brocchinia reducta Brocchinia hechtioides Navia sp. (Chimanta Tepui) Catopsis berteroniana Utricularia humboldtii "Broad leaf form" (Cerro Neblina) Utricularia humboldtii x quelchii Utricularia pubescens Utricularia quelchii (Auyan Tepui) Utricularia gibba (Brazil, Alagoas, Quebrangulo, Tres Lagoas, Pedra Tahlada) Utricularia longifolia Peperomia reptans (Akopan Tepui)
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    Hi I have been contacted by the secretary of a garden club in the Bristol area. The are looking for someone to give them a talk next year on CPs. Please PM me if you can help or can suggest someone else who could do it. cheers Dennis