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I grow mostly Sarracenia so it has to be that. As for satisfaction I think that comes from growing a plant to adult size from seed. S. leucophylla I've grown are not quite adult and I'm having great difficulty in selecting the best from an impressive group (if I do say so myself :wink:). Another from seed is S. 'Orange Fire' x S. flava v. ornata (seed originally from Cedric) which produced a surprising red cross and is one of my favourites.

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this is always a difficult question to answer but I think for me Pinguicula just beat Sarracenia

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Hmm, I like miniatures. Then I can keep many species in my small awailable space. Small pinguicula and utricularia inside.

Outside I have more space, so there I go wild on sarracenias.

I guess the conclusion is that the Most satisfying plants to grow is the Ones you can give needed space and correct Environment.

Too many plants in a too small space or wrong Environment does not thrive. Plants that do not thrive are not as exiting as the Ones that do.

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I too am Sarracenia biased and grow mine outdoors in bogs all year round, probably the best value Sarracenia outdoors (although not my favourite) is 'Dixie Lace' as it goes through the winters well, keeping its pitchers without damage for normally two years or more, grows into a good looking clump readily, is good to look at both close up and from a distance,  needs little maintenance and looking good through winter when everything else is brown and toppled over, always makes you warm to a plant. Otherwise for satisfaction, you have to go with the 'lookers' big mooreis, red flavas, leucophylla 'alba' or oreophila with deeply coloured throats and lips, or ornatas, I could go on - well they are all beautiful otherwise we wouldn't grow them, would we?

Cheers

Steve

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21 hours ago, Plantfreak said:

Whaaaaaaat!?:shock:

:yes::tu:

As Tropfrog says, small space with small plants equals more plants.  Pings can also keep me fairly busy during Winter.  Unfortunately we live in a windy area where our garden acts as a wind tunnel so outdoor Sarrs don't grow well...although I do still manage to keep a few outdoors.

...and I did say "just"  :wink:

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I’m aiming to get pings as well as sarrs, and they are both very attractive. (Also vfts, neps, drosera, and possibly Heliamphora)

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My favourites would be drosera: They are so diverse,  most are easy to grow, if you choose small plants you can fit a whole lot on your windowsill, they keep your house free of flies and they glisten beautifully  in the sunlight. Utricularia and sarracenia would be close second though. 

 

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