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Sarracenia species /Pitcher Plant

Sarracenia species  / Sarracenia species
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Summer flowers

A mass planting indicating a healthy environment for these rare plants

A colony growing in a healthy bog among other wildflowers

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Scientific Name: Sarracenia species
Common Name: Pitcher Plant
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Green, Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: High
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Comments: Pitcher plants are the subject of much interest in the horticulture and botany worlds. They grow in acid bogs and where conditions are favorable can form very large colonies of handsome tubular foliage and chartreuse nodding flowers. Plants should never be transplanted from the wild.