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winterkid 22nd May 2011 12:36 AM

whoopie for me.....
 
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see this pics
Notice anything??
here is the surprise..a flower stalk*biggrin2**biggrin2*


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edwardyeeks 22nd May 2011 01:38 AM

Re: whoopie for me.....
 
Congrats! Be sure to harvest the seeds carefully as they are very small :smile:

Harris Azariel 22nd May 2011 02:18 AM

Re: whoopie for me.....
 
jealous la!!
I still remember the first day u sow it and now it flowers!!

cONGRATZ man :)

and hw big are they?

Harris Azariel 22nd May 2011 02:21 AM

Re: whoopie for me.....
 
i jealous at you :)

a beauty indeed and takes quite a short time to mature!

COngratz man :D

the seeds maybe u got some for sale? hehe :)


Harris

winterkid 22nd May 2011 10:40 AM

Re: whoopie for me.....
 
haha thx guys...
u think I should cut the stalk off?
the d. xlake badgerup I smaller than a 10cent. *biggrin2*
i dont think it should flower at this age.

alpiner 24th May 2011 01:29 PM

Re: whoopie for me.....
 
These are pygmy Drosera, so they are small in nature. I've a few flowering right now, from gammea in ~7weeks. Problem with my place is strong winds. My D. Spatulata, Capirallis LF and Intermedia flowers are swings so badly that flowers are damage before even fully open. With pygmy Drosera, the flower is even thinner. So for me I wont attempt pollination. I keep telling myself to check on gammea formation, but it has been below my priority list from day to day. Good luck to you on trying out.:1thumbup:

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The pygmy Drosera are almost all found only in Western Australia, a land of Mediterranean climate. During the moist and cool winters, these plants flower and grow in glandular spendor. Yet even in full growth they earn their nickname of "pygmy" sundews because they are so tiny! Their leaves are often nearly microscopic in structure. Yet, while built on a tiny scale, they are delightful to behold, like tiny jewels. I like 'em!

Pygmy Drosera flower freely, and their flowers are usually wonderful. Often they are as big as the rest of the plant and are painted in brilliant or metallic shades of white, pink, yellow, orange, and red. Very nice. Yes, I must admit that a few of the species have nasty little white flowers, but these uglies are in the minority.

Unfortunately, pygmy Drosera flowers rarely produce seed, and the seeds that do develop are extremely difficult to germinate.


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