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Sarracenia x Citron EX
Sarracenia x Citron EX


 
Price: $39.95
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General Description
 
What a showstopper! The Citron EX has enormous, stout red pitchers with gigantic, wavy, white and red hoods. Everyone who visits the nursery always stops to admire this beauty.

We dubbed the plant Citron EX because the parentage is similar to an exornata (Sarracenia alata x purpurea). But rather than S. alata, you have the complex hybrid citronellii (S. alata x (gulfensis x leucophylla)), which looks very similar to S. alata; and rather than purpurea, you have S. rosea (formerly S. purpurea var. burkei). Hence, Citron EX, which is short for exornata, citron variety. Makes sense? If not, don't worry. The complexity of its parentage is made up in its up-front beauty.

The botanical name of this plant is
Sarracenia rosea x [alata x (gulfensis x leucophylla)]

Plants You Receive
Plants are shipped in 5-inch pots with proper growing media. Each plant is a 2-year old division from select mother plants in our collection. Photo is representative of plants for sale.

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.

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.

Average Rating: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 4 Write a review »

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
 
Great experience September 17, 2017
Reviewer: Cody Walke from longview, WA United States  
read many great reviews of this vendor on Garden Watchdog, and have seen their  plants at various shows. So i felt great to receive a plump healthy [lant that is settling in nicely. I do have a question about another plant I purchased at a show about 4 years ago, but I will email with that.


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Bevy of Beauties August 14, 2017
Reviewer: Mark Bauer from Pewaukee, WI United States  
Every plant received has been in excellent condition and ALL are growing beautiful leaves/pitchers, none excepted.
Thank you also for the advice received.

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Healthy and happy June 18, 2017
Reviewer: Emma from Lawrence, KS United States  
Arrived safely and growing wonderfully!

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Sarracenia x Citron EX September 13, 2015
Reviewer: Cathy Young from grandview, WA United States  
Love, love, love all the plants I've ordered from you. Beautiful, well established plants are properly prepared for shipping and always arrive in perfect condition.

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