CPs in Oklahoma (Zone 6)
I took someone's advice and put my VFT and North American pitcher plant in the shade outside and had my neighbor water them while I went on vacation. I was gone about a week, and when I came back, they were shriveled up and brown. I've watered them a little (I know my neighbor watered them, the distilled water I left was all gone when I got back), but I don't have much hope. I guess that's what happens when you grow something outside when it's 100F+ and you've been -literally- months without rain.
So.. I'm going to order a few more VFTs and pitcher plants (dente, typical and red dragon traps, sweet pitcher plant) and I'm going to try putting them in a bright window this time. I've seen some pictures a few posts down of people doing this, so I assume it can be done, right?
Also, anybody have tips for keeping live sphagnum moss alive? I ordered a bit too much, kept it outside and growing well for a while, but same story. Went on vacation, came back, and the weather had done it in.
And, yes, I am determined to grow these plants, hah.