Sarracenia Hank

(27 reviews)

We named this plant after our first nursery dog, Hank, who was a loving gentle giant. Like its namesake, this plant is an unconfirmed hybrid, though we highly suspect that it's a cross of Sarracenia flava atropurpurea and Sarracenia leucophylla. The plant is red, big, and a hefty eater. It loves to bask in the sun, sit in water, and enjoy attention from customers. Its best growth occurs in spring and early to mid summer.

Type of Plant: Outdoor perennial for container growing.
Height: Up to 18 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.

• 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.

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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.



  • 5
    Amazing plants!

    Posted by Jared Hobbs on November 19, 2018

    The plants arrived is awesome condition. Very carefully packaged with several pitchers intact on the plants. Will definitely shop here again! Thanks SNW!!!

  • 5

    Posted by Robert Hoffman on November 7, 2018

  • 5
    Hank lives on

    Posted by Mark Bauer on October 8, 2018

    Beautiful plant. Arrived in good condition. Hank lives on.

  • 5

    Posted by Michael LaForest on August 27, 2018

  • 5

    Posted by jennifer owings on August 19, 2018

    Love Hank!

  • 5

    Posted by DANIEL WALKER on August 6, 2018

  • 5
    Very Beautiful ! Wow

    Posted by Harry B. on July 28, 2018

    I love this plant ! I'm very in love with it

  • 5
    out standing!

    Posted by Terry Mann on June 11, 2018

    This is a very nice Sarracenia! It has produced at least a half dozen pitchers since I planted it. Nice subtle coloring on the cap/ hood, not gaudy but still colorful.

  • 5

    Posted by Eric Berrios on May 8, 2018

  • 5
    Very good package and really nice sarracenia

    Posted by gerardo vazquez on October 21, 2016

    Hi I really like the package and the sarracenia hank is colorful and tall is one of my favorite

  • 5
    very healthy plants

    Posted by Janie Jones on January 23, 2016

    The plants are extremely healthy and are a nice sized clump. They were packed very well and arrived in great shape.

  • 5
    Sarracenia x Hank

    Posted by robert wiebusch on December 24, 2015

    The plant arrived in good condition and is outside in full sun and 82 degree weather.