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Sarracenia flava maxima
Sarracenia flava var. maxima


 
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General Description
 
Despite its varietal name, maxima, this plant isn't necessarily larger than other varieties of Sarracenia flava. The feature that sets this one apart is its pure luminescent yellow-green hue, lacking any red veining. However, this is not a "pure green" form, as red pigment is visible in young developing pitchers, which gradually fade as the trap matures. A very vigorous and striking plant which emphasizes the classic Sarracenia form. Rewarding to grow, with eye-catching, robust traps.
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
Georgia 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
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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Flava maxima June 16, 2019
Reviewer: Isaiah Contreras from Eugene, OR United States  
The plant came very well packaged as always. A healthy plant with multiple pitchers.

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June 9, 2019
Reviewer: Orest Chornij from West Bloomfield, MI United States  


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Carnivorous plants July 23, 2017
Reviewer: craig wright from willits, CA United States  
I ordered 30 carnivorous plants and received 30 beautiful, well packaged plants. All healthy and lush. I highly recommend using this company. You'll be glad you did! Thanks again

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sarracina October 23, 2015
Reviewer: Lawrence Logoteta from Manteca, CA United States  
Plant arrived in great condition. I'm vey pleased Thank you.

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