Desktop Jungle

I hinted at this in my last post, but I thought I’d take some time to really show off the houseplants that I’ve purchased. After two years of not really feeling settled enough to buy plants (with the exception of a kalanchoe that I abused horribly in Sydney) I am finally feeling rooted enough to spend entirely too much money on green things to adorn my desktop.

Currently, I’m sort-of focused on carnivores — I have tropical and temperate pitcher plants, Venus flytraps and sundews, along with orchids, and a few succulents that I found on sale. It’s a lovely feeling to come into my room and be surrounded by plants, even if my big ole Nepenthes x ‘Miranda’ will probably devour me in my sleep one of these days.

Anyway, here’s a quick tour of some of the things in my collection. (I’ve also been having fun with studio shots, if you can’t tell…)

Tropical Pitcher Plant
Nepenthes alata
Miniature Orchid
Cattleya sp.
Air Plant
Tillandsia sp.
Slipper Orchid
Paphiopedilum sp.
Gymnocalycium sp.

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