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Sarracenia x Mountain Splendor
Sarracenia Mountain Splendor
 
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General Description
 
In the 1990s we crossed Sarracenia oreophila with Sarracenia rubra ssp. jonesii, two very rare, yet vigorous, growers. From the batch of seedlings, we selected a particular form that was absolutely stunning. The mouth of the pitchers were large, and the hood was slightly wavy with bronze hues. Pitchers were heavily veined. Overall, the plant was a vigorous grower and produced two distinct sets of pitchers, one in early season, and another in late season when the weather cools down.

The prized feature of this plant, however, was its bright peach-colored flowers that bloom in mid spring. This hybrid is one of the most prolific bloomers in our collection.
Plants You Receive
Plants are shipped in 4-inch pots with proper growing media. Each plant is a division from select mother plants in our collection. Pitchers are expected to reach 8-12 inches during their first season after division.

All cold hardy plants are grown outdoors at our nursery in Oregon and experience the changes of the seasons. Care instructions are provided.

Please watch the monthly video podcast for examples of how your plant may look at this time of the year and important growing tips for the season.

Type of Plant
Cold hardy perennial for outdoor growing.

Size of Adult Plants
12-16 inches tall.

Sunlight
Full sun, 6 or more hours of direct sunlight.

Water
Use mineral-free water or water low in minerals (less than 50 parts per million). Keep the soil wet by setting the plant in a dish of standing water.

Soil
Use 1 part peat moss and 1 part perlite (or washed river sand). Avoid fertilizers, regular garden soil, and compost.

Growing Season
April - October. Pitchers will brown at the onset of winter dormancy.

Winter Care
Hardy of winter frost. Mulch in USDA zones 7 and colder.

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New Pets August 9, 2017
Reviewer: Kathryn Kelly from Pittsburgh  
The two Sarracenia x Mountain Splendor that I ordered in July arrived in excellent condition.  I am impressed with the care taken in packaging for mailing.
They are feeding well; there are some brown spots along the sides of the pitchers that indicate this.
I named them, 'Audrey3' and 'Garth'.  I am looking forward to ordering some companions, additional carnivores, for my 'babies' from you in the future.

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GREAT PURCHASE September 18, 2016
Reviewer: nels armstrong from cleburne, TX United States  
i LOVE both plants from you 💓
Keep up the SUPER work

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Beautiful plants June 26, 2016
Reviewer: marilyn litwin from deland, FL United States  
Plant arrived in great shape and is doing well in it's new home.

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Sarracenia x Mountain Splendor June 13, 2016
Reviewer: Wade E from Lead , SD United States  
love them came fast and in perfect shape they are a good looking fast growing plant will buy more from sarracenia northwest

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Gorgeous Plant June 12, 2016
Reviewer: Jesse Iford from Portland, OR United States  
No flower this year but the plant has settled in nicely and buzzes angrily whenever I'm watering it.

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