Sarracenia purpurea x minor [BOGO SALE!]


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What an adorable plant - it's wearing a bonnet! This plant is a tough grower that can keep its leaves through most winters. Traps are short and nearly pure red, slightly curved, with an oversized lid shrouding a small mouth. In late season, traps can turn from strawberry red to a deep burgundy, which they will keep through cold weather. An excellent option for the grower interested in something tough yet ornamental for their carnivorous menagerie. Pitchers on an adult plant reach 6-8 inches.

Type of Plant: Outdoor perennial for container growing.
Height: 6-8 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.

• Juvenile plant, 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
    Purpurea x Minor

    Posted by Tim W on July 20, 2022

    Packaged with care! So far so good. Many new pitchers are already growing. These will be plentiful. Always great from SNW!

  • 5
    Everything is fine till now

    Posted by tengfang wu on July 17, 2022

    Good to excellent

  • 5
    My plants

    Posted by Chuck Monsanto on July 5, 2022

    The purpurea X minor were better than expected! Love the quality! Thank you!

  • 5
    Sarracenia Purpurea X Minor

    Posted by Tracy Cheri Jones on July 15, 2021

    This plant is absolutely stunning. Im new at keeping carnivorous plants and after getting this beauty I'm definitely addicted!

  • 5
    Quality soon when I opened the package

    Posted by Steven Szymanski on July 15, 2021

    Great growing in western New York

  • 5
    Flaming Red Beauty!

    Posted by Julie Servantez on July 12, 2021

    Who doesn't love a pitcher plant?? The vibrant red color is a show stopper. If you are looking for something with some pizazz, this plant is for you! It was packaged with great care and planting and care instructions were solid!

  • 5
    Big surprise

    Posted by EDWIN CASTRO on February 14, 2021

    This plant is beautiful. I did buy it because I had bought two other carnivores. The price was great. Love the pitchers and the color. Thank you. It grows fast. Love it.

  • 5
    Great plant

    Posted by Phillip Puett on January 7, 2021

    Great color and shape. Well packaged

  • 5
    Sarracenia purpurea x minor

    Posted by Susan Wysling on January 4, 2021

    Love the color of this plant. Can’t wait to see it come back in spring. Plants come so well packed

  • 5
    Sarracenia purpurea x minor

    Posted by Unknown on January 2, 2021

    Arrived in perfect condition and thriving outdoors in the winter weather!

  • 5
    Great quality. Cute little plant.

    Posted by Charlie Just on December 30, 2020

    Beautiful plant to add to my collection. Perfect pitchers that are ruby red. I’m excited to see what spring brings with new growth.

  • 5

    Posted by Brett Jacoby on December 28, 2020

    Doing Great! Well packaged and prompt delivery from time of purchase. Keep up the good work.