Sarracenia leucophylla/Pitcher Plant

Sarracenia leucophylla / Sarracenia leucophylla
Funnel-shaped leaves an attraction of the pitcher plant
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Funnel-shaped leaves an attraction of the pitcher plant

A bog planting in mid spring

Yellow flowers in spring

'Tarnok' cuiltivar\\

Close-up of the 'Tarnok' cultivar's flower

Foliage of this cultivar not very large

Growing in a botanical garden

A container plant with many flowers

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Scientific Name: Sarracenia leucophylla
Common Name: Pitcher Plant
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: High
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This pitcher plant grows in acid bogs. The tubular foliage attracts insects and has red veins that run the length of the tubes. This species produces two crops of pitchers per year.