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Sarracenia flava cuprea
Sarracenia flava var. cuprea


 
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General Description
 
The large lids on this form are broad, coppery, and striking. Tones range from ruddy brick-red to copper to chocolate brown, and some are mottled with deeper venations that accentuate the lid's deep colors. Colors in the lid may sometimes extend down into the tube. In the heat of summer, nectaries along the rim of the lid itself glisten with sugary residue, making the coppertop yellow pitcher an irresistible lure for all sorts of prey.

The stately v. cuprea gets very large, competing with the cutthroat form v. rugelii for largest of all Sarracenia.

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 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 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.

Natural Habitat
Florida panhandle through North Carolina.

Size of Adult Plants
18-24 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
Early season grower, April - August. Pitchers will brown during the hottest parts of summer. By September, the plant will drop its pitchers and enter dormancy.

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

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5 of 5 great packaging August 9, 2019
Reviewer: Burton Kirk from Memphis, TN United States  
plants were super healthy

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5 of 5 Nice plan. Excellent packing. June 20, 2018
Reviewer: RODNEY BROWN from Wrangell, AK United States  


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5 of 5 Beautiful plant June 28, 2015
Reviewer: Gabriel Hoshino from New York City, NY United States  
This plant arrived in perfect condition. It was a large healthy and colorful plant when it arrived. After growing it for a month, it has grown significantly and appears to be in great shape.
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