Monthly Archives: October 2011

Jack Stopped By

Well… it finally happened. Today, October 28, Jack Frost paid his first visit of the season.  It wasn’t nasty, -1C (30F), but a freeze none the less.  The next guy to stop by is Old Man Winter! Advertisements

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In the Words of Elvis!

And now… then end is near… and so I face, the final curtain.  Well ALMOST! The season is winding down here in Zone6b.  As you can see in the photo the leaves are coming down. Most of the pitcher production … Continue reading

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Looking Good till the End

Ever since I started growing Sarracenia, I’ve always awaited the fall season with mixed emotions.  Enthusiasm because many species of pitcher plants put up their finest foliage and trepidation, because the season is coming to a close. We’ve had a … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Birthday Cake for a Sarracenia Grower!

I couldn’t help but post this picture.  My friend’s wife had this made for his birthday. Very appropriate for a Sarracenophile! Way too cool! CJM

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Another Red Green Comparison

A few posts ago, I put up some photos of one of my all-time favorite hybrids, leucophylla x psittacina from Alabama.  Beside it, I posted its anthocyanin free counter part.  Below are some photo photos of S. X courtii (psittacina … Continue reading

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Hybrid FAIL – Compost feed !

Not every hybrid turns out pretty!  The plant below is proof.  A couple of years back I had this great idea.  I thought I’d make the following antho-free cross (purpurea x psittacina) x (leucophylla x purpurea).  In my head, I … Continue reading

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