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Sarracenia flava

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
sair-ah-SEEN-ee-ah FLAH-vah
Description

Native to coastal Alabama, Georgia, and the Carolinas; full sun with soil high in sphagnum moss or peat moss, coarse vermiculite and sharp sand

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Sarracenia
    Species:
    flava
    Family:
    Sarraceniaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Coastal Alabama, Georgia and the Carolinas
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Carnivorous
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Size:
    3-6 inches
    Flower Description:
    Nodding, bright yellow flowers on long stalks
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Erect, yellowish-green trumpet-shaped leaves with a crimson patch on throat. Hood is held will above the throat. Sometimes red-veined.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No