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Sarracenia flava
Sarracenia flava

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Price: $21.95
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Item Number:: 11102

General Description
The yellow trumpet is definitely a handsome plant. Its tall, stout, yellow-green leaves have the cutest curl at the tip of its hood will make you swoon, but it's the sweet nectar that makes flies, yellow jackets and wasps swoon. This plant knows how to attract them!

In spring, the yellow trumpet is usually among the first to bloom. Buds form soon after the winter snow melts. Look for yellow flowers in mid spring.
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.

Full sun, 6 or more hours of direct sunlight.

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.

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.

Average Rating: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 26 Write a review »

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Small Dormant Plant December 30, 2018
Reviewer: Keith Coleman from Topeka, KS United States  
I ordered late in the season and received a plant that was dormant except for a couple of small pitchers.  That it arrived basically dormant was good and was what I was expecting.  (All my other Sarracenia were in various states of dormancy.)  The rhizome is sort of small, but it shows potential.  A very small pitcher on the plant is particularly colorful for a S. flava.

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November 11, 2018
Reviewer: Theresa Chew from San Francisco, CA United States  

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Beautiful specimen arrived on time September 23, 2018
Reviewer: Michael Keefe from Orlando, FL United States  
Got my plants in the promised time frame in better-than-expected condition. Very pleased with my purchase, highly recommend.

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Nice addition to my bog. June 11, 2018
Reviewer: Terry Mann from Mondovi, WI United States  
It is not producing as many new pitchers at the S. x Hank I planted at the same time. Perhaps more new growth is yet to develop in later summer. Pitchers are about 14" to 16" at present.

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Great Purchase June 3, 2018
Reviewer: Barbara Klebon from Salisbury, MD United States  
Plants came very well packaged. They started growing within a few days after I got them.

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