Sarracenia Red Sumatra

$69.95 $49.95
(4 reviews)

This plant stands out. Literally. Its tall, dark red pitchers tend to capture people's attention from a distance, more so than other Sarracenia at the nursery. Its hood is slightly ruffled with faint hints of white spots. Grow this plant in lots of sun to truly appreciate the full potential of this plant. Look for its best pitchers in early to mid summer, up to 24 inches.

Type of Plant: Outdoor perennial for container growing.
Height: Up to 24 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.

• Mature division in its second growing season. (NOT a new division.)
• Acclimated for outdoor growing.
• Shipped in a 4-inch pot. Care instructions are included.

Photos illustrate early 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.



  • 5
    Very healthy plants.

    Posted by LAM on December 1, 2019

    They are going into their dormant period. But very beautiful and healthy plants. Just wait till spring to see how beautiful they are. Thank you for everything.

  • 5

    Posted by Joel Rosa on August 4, 2019

    Plant arrived in perfect condition. Shipping was excellent and clear instructions were included. Highly satisfied and definitely will recommend.

  • 5

    Posted by Brianna Adams on June 22, 2019

  • 5
    S. x Red Sumatra

    Posted by Isaiah Contreras on June 16, 2019

    Well packaged and a good size.