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I thought I would share my collection of plants :) I have been able to get these to grow for a couple of years since I started really ramping up the number of plants I have, but I am no expert so if I am doing anything wrong I won't be offended if you want to say. 

Here's how it started when I was given a greenhouse: 

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And here are my plants now, along with an indoor bog garden I have: 

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I recently found out an invasive form of water fern azolla filiculoides had been growing in my water trays before, I had left it as it prevented algae but on finding out how it is so invasive, I removed it, leaving my duckweed, and adding water lettuce and sphagnum moss, which so far seems to be doing well although it hasn't been there long, seems to not mind the sun, I had another variety of sphagnum that would have burned by now, so far so good. 

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My new Oreophila seems to be doing well :) 

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Small Schnell's Ghost division seems to be doing OK. 

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Lastly I was given a mini greenhouse where I am keeping some hybrids and a Schnell's Ghost division. 

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A few new plants arrived today from Hewitt-Cooper :) 

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Helmut's Delight- I have read that this was found by chance in an Australian supermarket back in the 70s or 80s when things like that happened, and the plant itself is from a population extinct in the wild. It is a really pretty leuco in my opinion :) 

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My first Sarracenia Psittacina, really nice plant :) 

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My first Sarracenia Minor, I love the white spotting on these

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Purple and White Giant- I know very little about this plant other than it is from Florida. Would love to know more. IMG_2897.thumb.JPG.c099939573b57e232988aa8fe4db5a18.JPG

Really nice Green and White leuco from Ben's Bog Alabama. Looks almost similar to Purple and White Giant in my opinion. 

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Very nice. The bog in a tray is a cool idea. I'll be interested to see how the taller sarras get on with such a shallow root-run. I hope those rocks are lime-free! :wink:

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Thanks! :smile:  I hope they do well, so far they are showing new growth and quite happy though I think the soil is a little deeper then it appears in the picture. Yes the rocks are granite and slate, not had any issues with them :D

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Following Greg's comment I had a fresh look at the tray bog and a think about the height of the soil in there, and decided it would be wise to raise up the lower plants, I aimed to have the soil level at roughly 4 inches from the bottom of the tray at least to give the taller plants roots more room. I am sure this was the right thing to do and I will continue to make adjustments if required.  

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This is a sundew I noticed at the base of my Purpurea :smile:

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And a rather cute new division of a Leucophylla

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I am not completely sure what this Leuco is exactly, I have had it for quite a while before I really knew about named location plants, I will see if I can find out from old email orders what it is. It is slow-growing but I really like it. 

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We did quite a bit of tidying in the small greenhouse today, I have some more room for plants now :tu:

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This Schnell's Ghost was from the smallest piece of rhizome with no roots last year that I didn't think would survive but potted in case, I am surprised how well this has done :smile:

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This hybrid was divided into several plants this year and put in a bigger pot which it has almost filled, it is a really vigorous plant and I think looks even better as it gets taller. 

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My wife and I had a great time today meeting dennisB, and seeing his impressive collection of plants. We even got to take some home, as seen below:

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S. Purpurea cleared from a bog near Wareham in Dorset

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S. Flava "Cutthroat", not the tallest trap I have (though close) though definitely the biggest in width. 

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S. Leucophylla from "The Bog", Washington County, Alabama 

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S. Flava var. Rubricorpora :smile:

Thanks to Dennis for a great experience seeing and learning about these plants! 

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