Sarracenia Fledgling [DORMANT]
We first saw this hybrid in a book, Gardening with Carnivores by Nick Romanowski (University Press of Florida, 2002). On first sight, we knew we had to have it as part of our collection. It has a beautiful fan-shaped hood with red veins against a white background. Luckily we found a grower who had one in stock and we quickly acquired it. Since then, that single mother plant has produced hundreds of divisions for us. As of date, we don't know who created the hybrid, so we can't confirm it's exact parentage, but it seems to have originated in Australia. Pitchers in early summer tend to be pinkish. As the weather heats up, the white colors intensify. Pitchers look their best in mid to late summer when the weather is hot.
Type of Plant: Outdoor perennial for container growing.
Height: 12-16 inches.
Sunlight: Full sun during the growing season.
Water: Low-mineral water (50 ppm or less).
Soil: Equal parts peat moss and perlite only.
Winter: Dormant. Minimal protection in USDA zones 7-9. Mulch in colder regions.
PLANT YOU RECEIVE
• Mature division in its second growing season. (NOT a new division.)
• Acclimated for outdoor growing.
• Shipped in a 4-inch pot. Care instructions are included.
Photos illustrate summer growth. Pitchers may not be present during other seasons. See below for more information.
Plants are grown outdoors at our nursery in Oregon and experience seasonal changes.
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 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.
Your plants are the best and ask the grower is a wonderful service! I love these guys( or gals)!
Plant was delivered within a reasonable amount of time and was undamaged due to excellent packing. Within a few weeks, several pitchers have formed and plant is continuing to thrive since received. Wonderful looking hybrid. Thank you, Sarracenia Northwest!
Arrived in great shape, as usual. Not as many initial pitchers as the Tarnok shipped in the same order but pitchers are larger and the hoods are broader and ruffled, very showy.
Flowers came healthy, well-packed, colorful. Still going strong. Second order now pending. Very happy with SNW.
Arrived perfect and even had a few small picturs... nice surprise. It looks very happy. Nice plant stock.
My plant arrived in amazing condition, thanks largely to smart packaging. The instructions were detailed and yet simple to follow, the customer service was superb, and all around, an extremely well run company and superb product. Have purchased in the past with similarly positive results. Thanks!
Very good service. Plant arrived in excellent shape.
another great plant arrived in perfect condition and is doing well
Growing very vigorously. Already 10 pitchers in a month.