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Purple Pitcher Plant Sarracenia

Other Common Name(s):

Other plants called Purple Pitcher Plant:

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

Pitcher plant likes moist soil but not constantly, extremely wet soil.

This plant does not like fertilizers, a high percentage of chlorine in water, or meats you think of (this is a carnivorous plant, but it cannot digest meats humans eat).

See this plant in the following landscapes:
Pitcher Plant Planter Water Koi Pond Carnivorous Plant Garden - Stanley Rehder Wilmington, NC
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Daina's Delight'
'Daina's Delight'
Tags:
#sun#full sun#container plant#easy to grow#carnivorous#colorful#pond margins#moist soil#terrarium#herbaceous perennial#bog#native garden#exotic looking
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Daina's Delight'
'Daina's Delight'
Tags:
#sun#full sun#container plant#easy to grow#carnivorous#colorful#pond margins#moist soil#terrarium#herbaceous perennial#bog#native garden#exotic looking
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Sarracenia
    Family:
    Sarraceniaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Northern America, NC
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Carnivorous
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Native Plant
    Habit/Form:
    Clumping
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6b, 6a, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9b, 9a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Type:
    Capsule
    Fruit Description:
    The dry capsule contains seeds (anywhere from 20 up to 300 seeds!!).
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Gold/Yellow
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    Variegated
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    Variegated
    White
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Landscape Theme:
    Native Garden