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Why should all the orchidophiles have all the fun? ;)
Who cares about pretty flowers that open once or twice a year when you've got plants that eat bugs all the time? :biggrin:

I'll start off with some from my own collection:

Heliamphora heterodoxa


Heliamphora purpurescens


Drosera cadauca



from the left: Heliamphora sarraceinioides, sp. "akopan", purpurascens, collina, and heterodoxa

Utricularia asplundii


Pinguicula cyclosecta


Nepenthes platychila


Heliamphora sarraceinioides


Drosera adelae


Dionaea muscipula


Heliamphora sp "akopan"


Heliamphora minor x heterodoxa


Nepenthes jacquelineae


Nepenthes tenuis


Drosera lanata


Drosera falconeri


Utricularia graminifolia


that's all for now. please share your own!
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My 1st & only so far, Nepenthes 'sanguines black'



I was having good growth in my Aquaponic growbed but, I wasn't having pitchers develop. I potted it up today and put it in my 5gl emersed tank. I hope the higher humidity will help.
 

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These are from the ICP show in Mass. this last year.
 

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My turn. Here's some of my Sarracenia from earlier in the growing season. All grown outdoors.

S. x mooreana



Sarracenia "Copper Vase"



S. "Daina's Delight"



S. flava var. maxima



S. x [(Rubra x Oreophila) x (Oreophila x Flava)]



S. 'Dixie Lace'



S. x mooreana - Autumn pitchers



Group Shot



S. alata v. nigropurpurea 'Night' F2 - I got this plant before Hurricane Sandy hit and I was brave (stupid) enough to pot it during the hurricane.



S. leucophylla



S. x "Daina's Delight" & Flava var. Maxima



S. x "Extreme Green" - This one is an Oreophila x Flava maxima hybrid but unlike my other Oreo x Flava cross, this plant was shooting up most of it's first pitchers late summer/early fall.



Anyways, I use tap water for my plants since the TDS never gets above 50 ppm.
 

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Oh guys! Your plants are all gorgeous! I miss carnivorous plants, the house where I spent the first 23 years of my life had wild pitcher plants in the yard, I use to feed them Mwhahaha. I also fed the antlions lol. Are there any good sources online to buy some? I've never found any for sale in the las Vegas valley.
 

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Beautiful specimens fellas! I think I've found a new obsession!
I'm starting to feel the same way. I started rehabbing Mark-Down table Orchids I find at Home Depot last summer. I'm slowly replacing house plants with them. I can see how some of these Carnivores would fit in well. I just need to identify the ones that will do well indoors over winter with the light I can offer and the low humidity.
 

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Oh guys! Your plants are all gorgeous! I miss carnivorous plants, the house where I spent the first 23 years of my life had wild pitcher plants in the yard, I use to feed them Mwhahaha. I also fed the antlions lol. Are there any good sources online to buy some? I've never found any for sale in the las Vegas valley.
Check out California Carnivores, Sarracenia Northwest, and Cooks Carnivorous plants. If you know what you're looking for, eBay is also a good place to get some.
 

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sweet Sarrs Monster Fish! Im really digging that Alata 'Night'! hope it grows even darker for you next season!

my petiolaris collection:


nepenthes burbidgeae:


nepenthes inermis:


drosera villosa:


 

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Sarracenia seedlings!



sweet Sarrs Monster Fish! Im really digging that Alata 'Night'! hope it grows even darker for you next season!

Thanks! I hope it flowers next season. I'm hoping to see if I can get some Alata 'Night' crosses with S. "Extreme Green", Doreen's Colossus, and Copper Vase.
 

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sarr seeds are pretty fun. never know what you're gonna get. im assuming they're hybrids? what cross?
Multiple kinds. I only started keeping sarrs recently and this was the first year my sarrs bloomed. Most of the seeds I got were from an open pollinated Flava rugelli x oreo (forgot what I crossed it with), some Alata x Mooreana, and random crosses from my own sarrs and from Ebay. I started with about 100 seeds each both the Flava X Oreo cross and the Alata x Mooreana cross but only ended up with about a 30% germination rate after doing a 5 week cold stratification. I was thinking about using GA3 to quick stratify the seeds next time I do some crosses/purchase seeds from eBay.
 

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Man, I've been getting into this as well, but not the way you all have. I just have a couple of plants in my dorm, but its getting cold so I hope I can get everything to get through the winter okay.
 

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Man, I've been getting into this as well, but not the way you all have. I just have a couple of plants in my dorm, but its getting cold so I hope I can get everything to get through the winter okay.
Nice. Most carnivorous plants that are readily available are resilient to cold weather, especially the temperate species. Which ones do you have? We can help you out.
 
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