This is a cross of two large plants. Doreen's Colossus can often reach up to 3 feet, sometimes more. Lorax is known for its parentage with the giant form of S. minor. Lots of variability in size, shape, and color among the seedlings.
Appearance will differ from plant to plant. Selection is done randomly. Last two photos show the parent plants.
PLANT YOU RECEIVE
• Seed-grown, approximately three years old and 4-6 inches tall.
• Acclimated for outdoor growing and full sun.
• Shipped in a 3.5-inch pot. Care info is provided.
Photos illustrate summer growth. Appearance changes with the seasons at the time of shipping.
January-March: Plant is dormant with no pitchers.
April: Spring growth will appear by the end of the month.
May: Fully developed pitchers typically appear by the end of the month.
June-August: Full display of pitchers.
September: Plant is slowing down but produces its best pitchers of the season.
October: Dormancy begins. Fewer pitchers. No new growth until spring.
November-December: Plant is dormant. Browned pitchers are cut off.
Type of Plant: Cold-hardy perennial for outdoor container growing.
Sunlight: Full sun, 6+ hours of direct sunlight, during the growing season.
Water: Low-mineral water (50 ppm or less). Keep media wet.
Soil: Equal parts peat moss and perlite. No garden soil, compost, or fertilizer.
Winter: Dormant. Mulch in USDA zones 6 or colder.
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