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Old 20th June 2010, 07:50 AM
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Just arrived today, and i cant really be happier with it...
a rooted cutting of a female N. spectabilis from Gunung Sinabung




and now for her future husband, which we all know ;D
my N. spectabilis North Sumatra

who is working on an upper pitcher on the main vine again finally hopefully no little lid syndrome this go-around
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Old 20th June 2010, 10:41 AM
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Truely a gem, sirkristoff! Good that you have both female and male, you could propogate them and sell the seedlings, . From whom did you get the female cutting?
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Old 20th June 2010, 11:54 AM
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thanks
i got this from a guy in hawaii named Noa
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Old 20th June 2010, 02:48 PM
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awesome spectabilis . Its colors often show up if crossed with others.
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Old 20th June 2010, 03:24 PM
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yeah, it sure does Robert, ive seen some amazing hybrids made with this plant, though my ultimate goal is to make species seeds...
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Old 20th June 2010, 06:15 PM
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Its beautiful! Love the vivid colours!
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I like the color and patches pattern of the nep, wonder if it can grow well in low land condition

amazing nep you got
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Spectacular like the name!! Little lid syndrome is cute sometimes
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Old 20th June 2010, 09:01 PM
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was out moving stuff around in the greenhouse yesterday and caught this hiding behind the pot, a new pitcher opened up on my male


and while i had the male out to get a pic of the new pitcher, i thought i would get the partners together...

another of one of the females pitchers...
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Old 20th June 2010, 11:39 PM
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Aren't the leaves supposed to be green?
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