Nepenthes is a genus of tropical carnivorous plants. Insects are caught and digested in pitchers at the end of tendrils that are also used for climbing. Here is an unidentified species shortly after I bought it at Home Depot, for $12.99, in 2018:
Here is its flower in 2020:
Recently, I rooted four cuttings and did an experiment in which I applied a gibberellic acid solution to developing pitchers. The largest pitcher in the following was thus treated:
I grew these clivia hybrids from small seedlings. The company that I purchased them from said that the flower on the left would be red and the one on the right would be double. Years later, I find that I was ripped off.
that orchid is gorgeous @LindaB671! i see lots of roots - do you have it in potting medium? also, 24 years is incredible! i hope i have plant that old someday. i don't have kids, i just have plants and a dog 😁