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Sarracenia leucophylla, Big Mouth
Sarracenia leucophylla Big Mouth


 
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General Description
 
This particular form of the Sarracenia leucophylla has an unusually stout pitcher. The mouth is about 2-3 times the circumference as other forms of this species. Its pitchers also last well into winter, even after a series of frost! This plant grows rather slowly and produces its characteristic big mouth pitchers mostly in late summer and early fall. The patient gardener, however, will be rewarded with a show-stopping plant in late 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 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
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.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
 
also my favorite October 14, 2018
Reviewer: Mark Bauer from Pewaukee, WI United States  
This came with the "small mouth" variety. Interesting stoma (mouth), the wider to catch bugs. Very healthy.

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