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Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Leaves: Evergreen
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Dioecious
Carnivorous

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  • Pitcher Plant

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Uploaded by nick_poet
Location: St Louis - Missouri Botanical Garden
Date: 2024-01-03
Plant labeled Nepenthes x mixta
Uploaded by nick_poet
Location: Tampa Bay, Florida
Uploaded by nick_poet
Uploaded by nick_poet
Location: NE., Fl.
Date: 2012-05-13
Location: Dietrich, Idaho
Date: 2023-11-05
Location: Merrifield Nursery, Falls Church, VA
Date: 2017-11-01
Location: SE Michigan
Date: 2017-08-12
Location: NYBG 
Date: June 14 22

Date: 2010-04-25
Location: Merrifield Nursery, Falls Church, VA
Date: 2017-11-01
Uploaded by sedumzz
Location: Austin ,TX
Date: 2016-02-13
Location: NE., Fl.
Date: 2013-09-23
Uploaded by Leafy

Date: 2017-02-26
Location: Used with permission from Carnivorous Greenhouse. Plants for sale: https://carnivorousgreenhouse.com/
Nepenthes (bonso x inermis) x truncata
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Nepenthes aristolochiodes x ventricosa

Date: 2016-02-19
Uploaded by sedumzz
Uploaded by sedumzz
Location: Indoors - San Joaquin County, CA
Date: Feb 2016 - Winter
Various stages of leaf formation with my Nepenthes
Location: Atlanta BG
Date: Aug 16
Location: National Botanical Garden, DC, Virginia :) | May, 2022
Date: 2022-05-28

Date: 2017-02-26
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Nepenthes (hlob x mirabilis) x (vent. x burkei)
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Nepenthes (truncata x sibuyanensis) x ventricosa
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Nepenthes alata x globosa
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Nepenthes bicalcarata x maxima
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Nepenthes bicalcarata x northiana
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Nepenthes glandulifera x (veitchii x lowii)
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Nepenthes sibuyanensis x ventricosa
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Nepenthes veitchii x mira
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Nepenthes veitchii x mira
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Nepenthes (glob x smp) x taff. var Alata
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Nepenthes (glob. x amp.) x amp
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Nepenthes (thor. x amp) x (glob. x amp.)
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Nepenthes burkei x veitchii
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Nepenthes globosa x ampullaria
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Nepenthes mirabilis x rafflesiana
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Nepenthes platychila x veitchii
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Nepenthes spathulata x gymnaphora
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Nepenthes spathulata x gymnaphora
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Nepenthes spathulata x hamata
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Nepenthes spectabilis x hamata
Location: Atlanta BG
Date: Aug 16
Location: Atlanta BG
Date: Aug 16
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date: 2020-10-27
Nepenthes spectabilis x tenuis (New pitcher on young plant)
Location: DC, Virginia | May, 2022
Date: 2022-05-28
Location: Merrifield Nursery, Falls Church, VA
Date: 2017-10-01
Location: MOBOT -   St Louis
Date: 9-29-09
Location: MOBOT -   St Louis
Date: 9-29-09
Location: Atlanta BG
Date: Aug 16
Location: Atlanta BG
Date: Aug 16
Location: Fairfax, VA | September 2022
Date: 2022-09-03
Not alata, perhaps some hybrid of it. Peristome looks off
Location: SE Michigan
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Nepenthes alata x globosa
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Nepenthes (glob x smp) x taff. var Alata
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Nepenthes globosa x ampullaria
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Nepenthes spathulata x ampullaria
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Nepenthes spectabilis x hamata
Location: Indoors - San Joaquin County, CA
Date: 23Feb-27Feb 2015 winter season
My new Nepenthes densiflora x spathulata x spectabile
Location: Tampa, FL
Date: 2016-05-27
In the "Savage Garden" exhibit at MOSI.
Location: Fairfax, VA | September 2022
Date: 2022-09-03
Probably not alata? Peristome looks off
Location: tom thumb nursery
Date: 2015-03-16
Location: tom thumb nursery
Date: 2015-03-16
Location: tom thumb nursery
Date: 2015-03-16
Location: Missouri Botanical Garden (Mobot) in St Louis
Date: 2016-06-18
Location: Missouri Botanical Garden (Mobot) in St Louis
Date: 2016-06-18
Location: Missouri Botanical Garden (Mobot) in St Louis
Date: 2016-06-18

Date: 2016-02-02
Location: Indoors - San Joaquin County, CA
Date: 2016-01-28 - Winter
A new leaf is nestled and forming inside an older leaf
Comments:
  • Posted by terrafirma (NE. FL. - Zone 9a) on Sep 23, 2013 1:12 PM concerning plant:
    A wonderful carnivorous plant. It is native to SE. Asia. One of the easiest and most popular to grow. They prefer bright indirect light. Dappled shade is great. They should never be allowed to dry completely. Keep them moist, preferably with rain water, distilled/purified water, or boiled water that has been allowed to rest about 24 hours. Fertilization should not be a necessity. They prefer a very porous, low fertile mix, such as long fiber sphagnum moss, peat moss, and perlite. It should be a very well-draining medium so that air can reach the rooting system. Roots are typically black in color and very fine. The pitchers do create a digestive fluid, but making sure that they don't dry out completely will help. If needed, a 1/2" of rain or distilled/purified water can be added. It should not be necessary to 'feed' your pitchers, unless you are growing them where they won't have access to bugs. In that case, an occasional fly, cockroach, or other small insect can be added.
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