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Sarracenia purpurea venosa
Sarracenia purpurea venosa
 
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This plant often grabs people’s attention. Who can resist its rosette of voluptuous, red velvety pitchers and flared frilly hoods? It’s a trophy plant that will make you smile every time you enter your garden. When it rains, watch it dance as its pitchers fill with rainwater. After the clouds clear and the sun returns, peer into the pitcher and you’ll see wasps and flies floating in the pitcher water. This beautiful plant certainly earns its keep around the garden!



Plants You Receive:

Plants are shipped in 4-inch pots with proper growing media. Plants may reach flowering maturity within two additional growing seasons.

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.

Natural Habitat:
Florida panhandle through Northern Carolina.

Type of Plant:
Cold hardy perennial for outdoor growing.

Size of Adult Plants:

6 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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Great specimens June 18, 2017
Reviewer: Tim from College Station, Texas United States  
Best packaged plants I have received from any grower. Plants were healthy and perfect size to get started in hot Texas sun.

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Nice May 22, 2017
Reviewer: Christopher OLeary from Cumberland , RI United States  
Doing well

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Pitcher plant January 22, 2017
Reviewer: marsha dennis from Port Byron, NY United States  
The plant arrived and it was beautiful.  We have had it about a month and it still looks great.  We are looking forward to placing another order.

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Survived Winter Shipping January 9, 2017
Reviewer: Thom from Champaign, IL  
I was impressed with the level of care that was taken to ensure a safe journey to my house. Plants arrived on a very cold day; it was about 20 degrees F on the day they showed up on my porch. Taking them inside and unpacking them revealed very healthy looking plants. As I live in Plant Hardiness Zone 5, I will be keeping them indoors this winter while trying to maintain dormancy by placing them on a cool windowsill. I am looking forward to watching them flourish outdoors once Spring arrives!

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Great product and packing November 28, 2016
Reviewer: David L from Clearwater, FL United States  
Excellent attention to detail - from the quality of the plant to the packaging, to the shipping. Definitely a significant cut above other plant providers.

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