Awww yeah! Signs of life are appearing everywhere! The transition from the cool winter to warmer days has begun. Flower buds are a most welcome sight; the creative juices get flowing at the possibility of some great crosses. Here are a few spherical beauties getting ready to explode into those magnificent blooms that I so look forward to seeing each year.

Sarracenia moorei "Brooks Hybrid"
Sarracenia moorei “Brooks Hybrid” – the first flower to crack open for 2014!

Sarracenia flava "Powhatan"
Sarracenia flava “Powhatan”

Sarracenia flava "Powhatan"
Sarracenia flava “Powhatan”

Sarracenia flava var. rugelii
Sarracenia flava var. rugelii

Sarracenia oreophila
Sarracenia oreophila

Sarracenia 'Black Widow'
Sarracenia ‘Black Widow’

Sarracenia purpurea ssp venosa red black-1
*Ahem* Grow a pair…
Sarracenia purpurea ssp. venosa black/red

Sarracenia (leucophylla x flava) x leucophylla
Sarracenia rosea – veinless form

Sarrcenia "Smurf"
Sarracenia purpurea “Smurf” – I wonder if it will have 6 petals again this year?

Sarracenia hybrid
Sarracenia hybrid by Jerry Addington

Sarracenia "Green Dragon"
Sarracenia “Green Dragon”

Sarracenia (leucophylla x flava) x leucophyllaSarracenia (leucophylla x flava) x leucophylla

2 Responses to Buds!

  1. Your plants are waaaaaaay ahead of mine. Can’t wait to see what you do with those…

  2. my buds are way behind your too. i have an adrian slack and the real Garcon rose growing buds at about the same time, I am going to cross these two and see what the babies look like

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