Sarracenia purpurea (SG)

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Sarracenia purpurea are native to the Florida Panhandle and through North Carolina. They may grow slower than other types of Sarracenia but will form an impressive clump over time. Tends to be deciduous in winter.

These plants were grown from seed collected from various forms of S. purpurea in our collection. Natural variations among seed-grown are common and unavoidable, but each plant is unique in its own right.

Type of Plant: Outdoor perennial for container growing.
Height: Up to 4 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, acclimated for outdoor growing.
• Small: shipped in a 3-inch pot.
• Medium: 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.



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    Sarracenia purpurea (SG)

    Posted by Travis H on July 11, 2023

    Of only exceeded expectations. It''s gorgeous! immediate growth after opening it. Couldn't be more satisfied