Nepenthes rafflesiana x ampullaria x mirabilis
This is one of those plants that was every where and now is very difficult to track down. It was loved by the Victorians. Scientific American had a story on it in 1882. The only seller I’ve found is Lee’s Botanical Gardens, if anyone knows of any other sources please let me know. I’d hate for this plant to vanish.
I find it likes a mostly shady window with about an hour or two of direct sun. Like all my neps this one is growing in an orchid basket filled with sphagnum and sitting in a dish with an 1″ or so of distilled water.
It is an American hybrid which made its way across to England and the rest of Europe. I’m told it started the Nepenthes craze that followed.
I had a bit of a time getting it settled in the house, it likes humidity but is far too large to fit in a terrarium. Most so since its a climber.
I’ve also been told there is more than one version of Nep. Coccinea around. I was unable to adapt the other version to windowsill life.