Darlingtonia californica grow and care – 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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How to grow 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:
?

Planting season:
Spring / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Snails

Pruning season:
All year

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

Water requirement:
Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade (not recommended)

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Yes

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
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.

Scientific name:

Darlingtonia californica

רשימת קטגוריות

Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Green flower
  • Purple flower
  • Yellow flower
Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Leaf color
  • Purple leaf
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Carnivorous plants
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Ground cover plants
  • Indoor plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9