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Trumpets Sarracenia flava

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Sarracenia
    Species:
    flava
    Family:
    Sarraceniaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    South East U.S.A
    Wildlife Value:
    Larval host to Epaulleted Pitcher Plant Moth. Pollinating insects enjoy the nectar from the flowers.
    Play Value:
    Attracts Pollinators
    Wildlife Food Source
    Wildlife Larval Host
    Dimensions:
    Height: 3 ft. 0 in. - 4 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 1 ft. 0 in. - 1 ft. 4 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Carnivorous
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Native Plant
    Perennial
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Sand
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Moist
    Occasionally Wet
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Piedmont
  • Fruit:
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Fruit Description:
    In North Carolina, the fruits are available from May to June.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Size:
    3-6 inches
    Flower Description:
    Nodding, bright yellow flowers on long stalks. In North Carolina, the flowers are available from March to April.
  • 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
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Coastal
    Pond
    Woodland
    Landscape Theme:
    Native Garden
    Pollinator Garden
    Rain Garden
    Design Feature:
    Accent
    Attracts:
    Moths
    Pollinators
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Heat