N. Gothica, and a couple of buddies

Nepenthes Gothica, finally produced a pitcher of appreciable size:

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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!

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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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