Post by Rainforest Carnivores on Jan 28, 2006 14:48:03 GMT 7
This primary made by Exotica is probably one of their best hybrid for making super beautiful seedlings. I have seen many hybrids with this as a parent and all of them are all beautiful and variable with distinct spectabilis and or northiana characteristics.
Note on their N. truncata x (spectabilis x northiana) hybrid. The hybrid produces large plants with spreads like N. northiana with compact blunt edged leaf tips like truncata with the coloration of both spectabilis and northiana.
N. thorelii x (spectabilis x northiana) is another fine example. Plants have that sturdy thorelii habit and growth form, combined with the coloration of this plant makes every single seedling a joy to behold.
N. bicalcarata red x (spectabilis x northiana) shows how beautiful this hybrid can become utilizing the red from bicalcarata and combining it with variations of (spectabilis x northiana) .
I hope to see some hybrids with N. carunculata v. robusta, macfarlanei, sibuyanensis and even some of the giant red ventricosa!
It's just unfortunate that spectabilis takes away much of the size from the northiana parent, or am I wrong?
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Post by Rainforest Carnivores on Jan 29, 2006 23:22:45 GMT 7
Depending on what it is crossed to I have seen the opposite. My bicalcarata red x (spectabilis x northiana) have long narrow leaves that is probably the result of the combination of bical and northiana in that grex. N. truncata x (spectabilis x northiana) also exhibits large leaves, possibly due to the combination of truncata and northiana. Thorelii x (spectabilis x northiana) is more compact with thin narrow leaves and this is probably due to the absence of no large leafed gene in thorelii.
The hybrid itself is more compact with nice pitchers somewhat northiana-like with dazzling spectabilis color. (sorry can't find the photo to insert here)
Another good grex in this line is northiana x veitchii
And the hybrid that has everything. N. spectabilis x (northiana x veitchii)
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