Sarracenia x Fledgling

$39.95 $34.95
(9 reviews)
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 and may reach 12-16 inches.
• Established, division. (NOT a new division.)
• Grown outdoors at our nursery in Oregon, USDA zone 8.
• Shipped in a 4-inch pot. Care info is provided.
• Plant may reach 8 inches in its third growing season from division.

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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  • 5
    Nice Compact Plant

    Posted by William on July 11, 2019

    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!

  • 5

    Posted by DANIEL WALKER on August 6, 2018

  • 5

    Posted by Terry Mann on July 22, 2018

    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.

  • 5
    Flowers and Service

    Posted by Mark Bauer on July 30, 2017

    Flowers came healthy, well-packed, colorful. Still going strong. Second order now pending. Very happy with SNW.

  • 5
    Sarracenia x Fledgling

    Posted by Dennis on February 22, 2015

    Arrived perfect and even had a few small picturs... nice surprise. It looks very happy. Nice plant stock.

  • 5
    Love My Sarracenia x Fledgling Purchase

    Posted by Ryan B on October 11, 2014

    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!

  • 5
    Product: Sarracenia x Fledgling [Med]

    Posted by Unknown on September 14, 2014

    Very good service. Plant arrived in excellent shape.

  • 5
    Sarracenia x Fledgling [Med]

    Posted by john blagg on June 14, 2014

    another great plant arrived in perfect condition and is doing well

  • 5

    Posted by Joshua Marsh on June 1, 2014

    Growing very vigorously. Already 10 pitchers in a month.