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Sarracenia x Red Minor
Sarracenia x Red Minor


 
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General Description
 
When this plant first popped up in our nursery, we dubbed it Red Minor, referring to its appearance of the species, Sarracenia minor. Despite its name, it's definitely a hybrid, S. minor x (purpurea x psittacina). It's pitchers stand straight and display a deep red color with white speckles on its back. It grows rather slowly and produces only a handful of pitchers each season, so you'll need a healthy dose of patience. The plant seems to enjoy warm muggy summers with an extended growing season.
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 6-8 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
8-12 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.

Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 3 Write a review »

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5 of 5 July 3, 2019
Reviewer: Andrew Jarnigan from Hoschton, GA United States  


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5 of 5 S. x Red Minor June 23, 2019
Reviewer: Mark Bauer from Pewaukee, WI United States  
One of the Minor brothers, this of intense red, while leucophylla x has deep reddish brown & in contrast simply minor is somewhat plain. Having all three in a group is wonderful for comparison. Red arrived in perfect health and sits in water next to his brothers. Love it!

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5 of 5 March 19, 2018
Reviewer: Brooke Jensen from Hillsboro, OR United States  


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