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By Panman
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I got this rhizome from The Flytrap Store last Spring in their rhizome special. This is its first undisturbed season with me and I don't know what to expect. It certainly isn't disappointing.
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By MikeB
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It looks like a Sarracenia flava. I've had them hit 3 feet (90 cm) tall.
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It's definitely a flava. It is much bigger than my other flavas.
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I picked up a Doreen's Colossus from Jerry Addington this past winter. The first pitcher just opened at 21 inches (52 centimeters). I wouldn't be surprised if it tops out at close to 4 feet (1.2 meters). Jerry's monster is legendary:
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Love it! I never really got a chance to evaluate those flavas I sent out last year in the spring Sarracenia sale so it's awesome for me to see them growing well in other people's hands!! Please keep posting updates. I've got quite a few that I divided and repotted last year that look quite good as well. I'll try to post photos when they're as far along as yours!
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I've got three rhizomes from you that look like flavas. I'll be interested to see what they look like.
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Those should be S. flava (var. rubricorpora x var. ornata) that I got as seedlings from John Brittnacher back in 2009. It was a cross made by Ron Lane. Lots of good coloration in the bunch. But it could also be a S. flava that I got back in 2008 or so. I can't recall where I got it from now, but it was either Sarracenia Northwest or Mike Wang. It was just labeled S. flava at the time but it looks like a rugelii clone to me. If you have that one, you'd know it because it is the first flava to come out in spring for me. Pitchers get about 18-24 inches tall and are bright yellow with just a red splotch on the throat. I'll try to snap a photo of it later today.
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Holy oversized Pitchers, Batman! C'mon, is that photo for real?? That plant is MASSIVE! Never seen the likes of it!

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camsdad66 wrote: Sat Apr 24, 2021 1:52 pm Holy oversized Pitchers, Batman! C'mon, is that photo for real?? That plant is MASSIVE! Never seen the likes of it!
Jerry didn't call it "colossus" for nothing!
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By murrkywaters
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MikeB wrote:I picked up a Doreen's Colossus from Jerry Addington this past winter. The first pitcher just opened at 21 inches (52 centimeters). I wouldn't be surprised if it tops out at close to 4 feet (1.2 meters). Jerry's monster is legendary:
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Geez that's big!

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