After checking out Playland at the Conservatory of Flowers we checked out the other plants. I almost shouted several swear words when I spotted these 18″ long mega-pitchers, but there were small children present. Anyone know what it is?
Matti for some scale
Here’s Matti for a little bit of scale. Here are some more plants looking pretty right now.
What the heck? Our Nepenthes sanguinea (I think it’s ‘pink’) has been gorging on ants recently. We’ve looked all over for aphids and can’t find them anywhere. I think they’re just loving the oozing sap stuff dripping out … Continue reading →
Our three Nepenthes have been growing like crazy for the last couple of months. I suspect that they’re well feed due to a recent outbreak of flies in the hood. Nepenthes are tropical pitcher plants that secrete a sweet tasting … Continue reading →
On Saturday Matti and I got out of the city (Outer Sunset fog) for a little plant day trip to sunny Sebastopol in Sonoma. First stop, California Carnivores the home of the largest collection of carnivorous plants in the world! … Continue reading →
We geeked out at the SF Conservatory of Flowers during a Nuts and Bolts after-hours tour. You have to love their indoor pond in the Aquatic Plants wing. It helps me remember the summer heat and humidity that I enjoyed … Continue reading →