N. Gothica, and a couple of buddies

Nepenthes Gothica, finally produced a pitcher of appreciable size:


And N. thorelii X aristolochioides, a real trouper, pushes out pitcher after pitcher of lantern-like perfection. This plant is now nearly five feet tall and growing on at least eight leads!


My young N. naga, from seed, is looking like it is going to grow up to be a serious muscle god. The pitchers are some of the darkest of all the plants I grow, taking on a unique metallic sheen as they age. This is a new pitcher, though, so it’s still coloring up:



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