Sarracenia purpurea venosa

$14.95 $12.95
(75 reviews)
Native to the Florida Panhandle and through North Carolina. It has ground-hugging rain-catchers, sporting conspicuous purple-red leaves with wide, heavily patterned hoods. It grows slower than other types of Sarracenia but will form an impressive clump over time. Plant remains relatively short when fully mature, 6-8 inches. Tends to be deciduous during winter.
• Established juvenile plant.
• Grown outdoors at our nursery in Oregon, USDA zone 8.
• Shipped in a 3.5-inch pot. Care info is provided.
• Plant may reach maturity in 2-3 additional growing seasons.

Photos illustrate summer growth. Appearance changes with the seasons at the time of shipping.
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.
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). 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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  • 5
    Healthy plants, fast delivery

    Posted by Kaden Sinclair on October 6, 2020

    Same review for all plants on this order. They arrived quickly and were healthy and clearly established. Very happy with this and past orders and look forward to future orders.

  • 5
    My favorite carnivore shop

    Posted by Stacey McCulley-lee on September 14, 2020

    Beautiful pitchers and fast delivery

  • 5
    Sarracenia purpurea venosa

    Posted by Ian Sullivan on September 8, 2020

    Plant arrived in great shape and has fantastic deep coloration. Cant wait for the next growing season!

  • 5
    Sarracenia purpurea venosa

    Posted by David Jenkins on September 2, 2020

    Plant arrived well protected and very healthy. Plant has already produced 3 new leaves

  • 5

    Posted by Unknown on August 20, 2020

  • 5

    Posted by Leona F on August 20, 2020

  • 5

    Posted by gary Panetski on August 17, 2020

  • 5

    Posted by Joey Brinegar on August 16, 2020

  • 5
    Good for roach disposal

    Posted by Spencer B on August 16, 2020

    Already 3 new pitchers in the past 3 weeks, growing great, nice and purple. Good for roach disposal.

  • 5

    Posted by Jillian Goodell on August 16, 2020

  • 5
    Jeff and Jacob are the best!

    Posted by JEANNE ALOIA on August 16, 2020

    My purpurea venosa is happily abiding with other plants from Sarracenia Northwest!

  • 5
    Beautiful purple colors

    Posted by Gigi Munguia on August 15, 2020

    I will be buying from Sarracenia again. I purchased a few other plamts and they were well packaged. They arrived in great shape.