madrone wrote: ↑Wed Apr 06, 2022 2:20 am I knew I'd love Z-day - look at all these cool entries!!I immediately thought of pinguicula Zecheri . All those plants sound very interesting. I have truly learned and seen many new things. I award you +100 bonus "Z" and thank you for your kind words
I gathered up all the Z botanical matter that I have in the house (I think). A couple ZZ plant book ends to my favorite pinguicula (don't tell the others). Left to right:
- ZZ raven - almost black mature foliage that is stunningly contrasted by spring green colored new growth, which slowly morphs to almost-black. A very fun plant to watch as it transitions!
- P. zecheri - the leaves, the LARGE flowers (they almost resemble streptocarpus flowers, ping-style, of course)
Another reason I 've been looking forward to Z-day, and my last Z-trivia, is that my sometimes-family-nickname was "Z" because of a z-shaped birthmark.
- And my mature 'typical' ZZ that I've had for ~12 years
This has been a really engaging, inventive giveaway - hollyhock, you have quite the reputation as the giveaway queen, but dang! Thanks for hostess-ing this wild ride!
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