Nepenthes ampullaria x (spectabilis x ventricosa)

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Nepenthes ampullaria x (spectabilis x ventricosa)

Ease to Grow: Easy.
Dormancy: No.
Native Range: Parents from tropical Malaysia.
Zones: 8-11 (6-12).

Nepenthes ampullaria x (spectabilis x ventricosa), is a beautiful hybrid nepenthes with deep red traps resembling the parent N. ampullaria, but with slightly larger traps. It is medium size with pitchers are typically a deep blood red color all over. The base plant forms a nice dense cluster, keeping it compact and less vining. It has a very wide temperature tolerance and does well in a window. It is quite good at catching many insects, such as: stink bugs, wasps and yellow jackets.  It is a fast grower, and a great house plant, that can be grown outdoors in the warm weather. It is suitable for beginners.

This clone N. ampullaria x (spectabilis x ventricosa), was developed by Borneo Exotics, and is sometimes called "Bloody Mary."

Height: 18+".
Plant Type: Perennial, tropical.
Soil: Live Sphagnum Moss or Nepenthes Mix.
Light: Bright indirect indoors, full to parltial sun outdoors.
Use: Grows well on the window sill, or in the sunroom or greenhouse.

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