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By Panman
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#437475
10 days into our contest. There are some great entries. I really enjoy the comments that you add to your photos. It is neat to see what makes the plant special to you. Okay, here are the standings:
Intheswamp 7
Nocturne 6
optique 6
hollyhock 5
slicric78 5
Stratofortress 5
Supercazzola 5
ChefDean 4
Garden_Nymph 4
wcrosman 4
Buefire 3
VFTnPups 2

There is still lots of time in the contest for you to get your entry submitted. Be sure to check all of our entries out, and vote for your favorite.
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By Panman
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My plan all along was to use a photo of this pot of capensis. They are some of the first seeds that I germinated from the first giveaway that I took part in on this forum. The seeds were from a Big Pink and produced red, white, and pink plants. It doesn't look like this at the moment but at least it is still alive.
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By Panman
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Bluefire wrote: Tue Jul 11, 2023 7:50 pm Uh, Panguy... I'm not eligible for the prize. I shouldn't be in the score list.
I'll leave you, and other winners in the standings. It makes it easier for me. Then I only have to check for past winners at the end of the contest.
By DewsandTraps
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I was gone for almost a week and when I come back, I'm met with a nice surprise. The newest pitcher from my Nepenthes 'Gaya'! This is one of my few plants that looks like its supposed to (not counting sundews).
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By Panman
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Almost 2 weeks left in our photo contest. Off to a quick lead we have Intheswamp, but there are a number of contenders right on his heels. Here are the standings:
Intheswamp 8
Nocturne 6
optique 6
Panman 6
Supercazzola 6
Garden_Nymph 5
hollyhock 5
slicric78 5
Stratofortress 5
Buefire 4
ChefDean 4
wcrosman 4
DewsandTraps 3
TrapsAndDews 3
VFTnPups 3
-Stanley- 2
Blackfeather666 2
Camden 2

There is still time to submit your entries! Be sure to check out all of our submissions, and vote for your favorite.
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By StephenB200+
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I am going to choose my Bimbos, they had such a cruddy spring. They are finally getting their groove back at looking quite colorful as they get their burgundy back.
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By DragonsEye
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#437847
I’m not eligible for this month’s contest, but figured I join in anyway.

Gesneria cuneifolia— Not a cp, but still a finicky plant I am surprised I have been able to keep alive. Almost lost it twice. It requires moist, humid conditions. Had it growing and blooming well when I went upstate to visit my folks for Christmas last year. While gone, it dried out almost completely and the whole plant crashed. Thought I had lost it (and this is not a commonly available plant — can’t even remember from whom I got it). Much to my surprise there apparently was enough life left in the roots to allow a comeback. Even more surprising to me, the flowers must have been self-pollinating because I have seedlings galore.
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By Panman
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Wow, we have a really close contest this month! Currently there is a tie for first place. In case of a tie when the contest ends, we will go into a 24 hour run-off. Here are the current standings:
Intheswamp 9
Panman 9
Nocturne 8
optique 8
Supercazzola 7
Garden_Nymph 6
hollyhock 6
slicric78 6
Stratofortress 6
Buefire 5
ChefDean 5
Dan V 5
DragonsEye 5
TrapsAndDews 5
wcrosman 5
Blackfeather666 4
DewsandTraps 4
VFTnPups 4
-Stanley- 3
Camden 3
StephenB200+ 3

We're coming down to the wire with only one week remaining, so be sure to vote for your favorites!
By New_Carni_Mom1
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Here is my “Pink Venus” that I got from FTS back in the spring. It’s had a rough go after our high temps here is OK nearly fried it and then it had a period where it only grew deformed scattered teethed traps. But last night, despite all it’s been through, I discovered three baby traps with a lot of green on them and many more sprouting up. This little baby is a fighter!! 💪🏼
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