Sarracenia Northern Cortii x Hummer's Okee Classic (SG)

(2 reviews)

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.

Type of Plant: Outdoor perennial for container growing.
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.

• Seed-grown Sarracenia, 2-3 years old.
• Acclimated for outdoor growing.
• Shipped in a 3-inch pot. Care instructions are included.

Photos illustrate summer growth. Appearance changes with the seasons at the time of shipping. See below for more information.

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Plants are grown outdoors at our nursery in Oregon.

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.



  • 5
    Love this cute Sarracenia

    Posted by L on July 9, 2023

    Was small when it arrived, but now that summer has arrived its been pushing out new leaves like crazy. Plant arrived in perfect shape. Packaging is impeccable as always. Never have a doubt when I order from SNW. Have bought carnivorous plants from other companies and it never comes close to the quality of plants from SNW. Highly recommend SNW!!

  • 5
    This sarracenia is a unique hybrid

    Posted by Joseph Hromy on July 7, 2022

    The plant is simply beautiful. Short and colorful pitchers with a interesting pitcher hood. Highly recommended