Pitcher plant

Sarracenia purpurea

HOW TO GROW COMMON PITCHER PLANT

Characteristics of the plant

COMMON PITCHER PLANT

flower

Spring. Purple -greenish flowers till 6 cm. Pitchers (Leaves-traps) narrow at the base, wider in the superior part. Perennial plant, carnivorous-insectivorous til 15 cm. Native of Northeast of America.

water

Frequently, daily during bloom time. Maintain humid the rest of the year.

gardening pot

Next to the ponds or humid places. For its curious flowers, parasol-shaped, and for the rarity of its feeding by means of insects.

weather

Sun or demishade. It doesn't support high temperatures, reason why it should stay in cold places, even in winter.

shovel

By means of seeds or division in spring.

soil

Rich peaty soil, always humid.


Another species of "Sarracenia"

Sarracenia flava ---------------..............

Sarracenia leucophylla-----------------...............

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