Tropicals forum: Pitcher Plant Flowering

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Name: Holly
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HollyAnnS
Feb 12, 2016 4:57 PM CST
So I have had this Pitcher plant for a bout 2 years and it recently put up a bloom spike, or at least that is what I think it is. Anyone out there familiar with this?

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drdawg
Feb 12, 2016 4:59 PM CST
I wonder if that's some sort of seed-head? I surely don't know, only having my single, year old plant.
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purpleinopp
Feb 13, 2016 6:55 AM CST
It's Nepenthes? A quick search just now yielded some interesting info. These plants are either male or female (monoecious.)
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Name: Holly
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HollyAnnS
Feb 13, 2016 7:20 AM CST
Yes it is Nepenthes. I bought a nice size plant 2 or 3 years ago. Then last winter we had problem with our GH heater and it got severely damaged only a few leafs survived. It rebounded beautifully
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purpleinopp
Feb 13, 2016 7:59 AM CST
Definitely!
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tarev
Feb 18, 2016 6:40 PM CST
I saw this video Holly, and by the looks of it, you got a Nepenthes with male flowers

https://youtu.be/m0pSo8-3d7I
Name: Holly
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HollyAnnS
Feb 19, 2016 10:39 AM CST
Tarev, Thanks so much for the clip. I took a couple pics from the GH today here is a better pic of the whole plant it really is getting big.
Here is my DH Ric, down there doing some orchid dividing and repotting. This time of year the GH is a wonderful spot even though crowded. I would love to double the space and at some point we just might do that.

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purpleinopp
Feb 19, 2016 1:17 PM CST
Completely awesome!
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