Sarracenia leucophylla x oreophila

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This fantastic cross combines the best of both worlds: the light-windows and translucence of Sarracenia leucophylla, with the stout form and vigor of S. oreophila. A truly rewarding beauty, it produces many full-sized pitchers with generously wide mouths. The upper portions of the trap are dotted with light windows, so that in the sun they catch light and glow like fat green lanterns! During the hottest parts of summer, the plant will take a short siesta. In late summer when the weather cools, look for a fresh set of larger pitchers for the fall season. Produces many stunning red flowers in spring. Pitchers on a mature plant reach 16 inches.
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Plants You Receive

Medium-sized plants are shipped in 4-inch pots.  They are 1-year old divisions from select mother plants in the collection.
All cold-hardy perrenials are grown outdoors at our nursery in Oregon. Their appearance will change with the seasons.

April-May: Emerging from dormancy. Pitchers from the previous season will be cut off. 
June-September: Plants are in active growth. Best growth occurs in late summer.
October-December: Plants stop growing and wil have fewer pitchers.
January-March: Plants are still dormant. Pitchers from the previous season will be cut off.

General Care

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).  Set in standing water to 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.

Care info will be provided.


  • 5

    Posted by Madison smith on July 13, 2020

    The plants came in a large plastic protector covering the tall plants which was really interesting. Very reliable and the plants look wonderful!

  • 5

    Posted by Kristen Schlegel on July 12, 2020

    My 17 year old son wanted to get involved with our COVID-19 new garden. He thought it needed carnivorous plants to help keep the insects out. These are perfect!! They are growing really well and we already have new sprouts. My son read books and articles to learn how to best care for them and replant them into bigger pots because they are getting so big. A great addition to our garden!

  • 5

    Posted by Unknown on June 7, 2020

  • 5

    Posted by Terry Underwood on June 7, 2020

  • 5

    Posted by Kerry S. on May 29, 2020

    This plant came in very nice and healthy, and it has continued to do well.

  • 5

    Posted by James Rasmussen on May 24, 2020

    I couldnt be happier with the plant I recieved. After one week in the sun it has doubled in size. The customer support and care instructions provided has made this a most pleasant experience for a first time buyer/grower of carnivorous plants.

  • 5
    First time buyer

    Posted by George Zimmet on May 16, 2020

    Sarracenia leucophylla x oreophia aready have one open pitcher and another about to open. Seem very healthy. Very pleased with my purchase.

  • 5
    Beautiful plant!

    Posted by Lori K on May 9, 2020

    Arrived well packaged and in good shape! Strong healthy plant with two growth crowns. Both already producing pitchers! Very happy with this purchase!