Sarracenia Northern Cortii x Hummer's Okee Classic (SG)
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Northern Cortii is Sarracenia purpurea purpurea x psittacina; Hummer’s Okee Classic is a registered cultivar of S. alabamensis x minor, Okee Giant. The cross of these two plants produced seedlings that are predominantly low-lying and curved, very much like Northern Cortii, but the pitchers are elongated with a triangular hood, very much like Hummer’s Okee Classic. Some plants have hints of yellow in their hood, an influence by S. alabamensis. With its complex parentage, this is one plant that will show different features when it matures.
Appearance will differ from plant to plant. Selection is done randomly. Last two photos show the parent plants.
PLANT YOU RECEIVE
• 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.
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.
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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The plant is simply beautiful. Short and colorful pitchers with a interesting pitcher hood. Highly recommended