Niche Gardens - North Carolina (NC) Native Pants

Sarracenia rubra


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Sarracenia rubra (Sarraceniaceae)
(sar-a-SEN-ee-ah RUE-bra)
Sweet Pitcher Plant

Though some variation is seen in the wild, Sweet Pitcher Plant typically has small ruby-red flowers and narrow olive-green pitchers 1' or so tall. Sometimes in the upper third of the pitchers and inside the hood, a pattern of maroon veins is visible. Native.

Bloom color: red
Bloom period: mid-spring
Height: 1'
Spread: 8-12"
Zones: 4-9

Container size: 3" pot
Price: $18
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