Darlingtonia californica growing carnivorous plant of the genus Darlingtonia also known as Cobra lily, Darlingtonia californica perennial evergreen used as ornamental ground cover plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 7-10.
Leaves color green or red can be dots or stripes the leaves are looks like cups and
Darlingtonia californica flowers
Flower color purple with yellow, the sepals of the flowers it’s green or yellow, the flowers grow on the stem.
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Requirements for Darlingtonia californica growing and care:
Warm days and cold or cool, soil sphagnum moss and perlite, rain water, moist soil (never dry)
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes, hard to start from seeds
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Old leaves and dead bloom stems
Size of the plant?
10-60 cm, 4-24 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade (not recommended)
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
Purple with yellow, the sepals of the flowers it’s green or yellow, the flowers grow on the stem.