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Cobra Lily Foliage (For my File)

siris

By Siris


Cobra Lily Foliage (For my File) (Darlingtonia californica (Cobra Lily))

Not a lily at all. The foliage on Darlingtonia, a Carniverous plant, gives the plant its name of Cobra lily. It is in a pot in the bog garden, except for the photo.



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Looks just like a Cobra snake to lol.

30 May, 2017

 

Easy to see why they call it that.

30 May, 2017

 

definitely a Cobra, and I hate snakes. lol. fascinating plants. :O)

30 May, 2017

 

Looking good ...

Gg

31 May, 2017

amy
Amy
 

A good healthy plant ,I don't like snakes either nasty things ...

31 May, 2017

 

I wonder if I will get a flower, probably too small and immature, yellow..

31 May, 2017

 

Siris

I doubt it , but uses a lot of energy when it does , but yours was bought as a pot and not bare rooted so would of been fine thinking about it ...

Gg

1 Jun, 2017

 

I didn't know Carniverous plants were sold bare rooted. That must be difficult as they like to be moist all the time.

1 Jun, 2017

 

They use damp kitchen towel and normally wrapped in clingfilm or in a plastic bag , all mine apart from one was bare rooted when I bought them, same with the 10 named Venus flytraps that arrived yesterday which I have now potted up (photo soon) .

Gg

2 Jun, 2017

 

Ten Venus Flytraps! You don't do things by halves Gg! Await the photos.

2 Jun, 2017

 

lol Siris , you are getting to know me , they are only small plants which I am happy to grow on and have settled in already on the shelf also a bargain price I just coudnt resist.

Gg

3 Jun, 2017

 

I am sure they will increase in size radiply for you in your green house.
I am surprised how slow the squat Sarracenias have been to start producing pitchers this year, outside. Only just started, but the tall ones have flowered and the pitchers great.
Think I will keep the squat ones under cover much longer next year.
Also you said watch out for slugs and snails, not seen any but something particularly likes bellii.

8 Jun, 2017

 

Hi

Have a look inside the pitcher I have found slugs hiding away many times ...... Only found one this year luckily.

Venus Flytrap 'B52' & 'Great White Shark' already have traps open ....

Gg

8 Jun, 2017

 

Excellent, where's the photos? Or are you waiting for the Grand Opening?

9 Jun, 2017

 

yes wait till they get bigger if I had Karens or Amy camera I could do now OR yours !

Gg

9 Jun, 2017

 

Wait Gg, you want to present them at their best.

11 Jun, 2017



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