Niche Gardens - North Carolina (NC) Native Pants

Sarracenia alata


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Sarracenia alata (Sarraceniaceae)
(sar-a-SEN-ee-ah uh-LAY-ta)
Pale Pitcher Plant

Sarracenia alata exhibits a variety of forms and colors in the wild. Our crop is seed-grown and shows some of this natural variation. Lettuce-green tubes can display dark veining or maroon tops, and have greenish-yellow or cream-colored flowers. Has been reported hardy to zone 5 with a bit of protection.

Bloom color: yellow-cream
Bloom period: mid-spring
Height: 2-3'
Spread: 1-2'
Zones: 4-9

Container size: Qt.
Price: $18
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