Sarracenia purpurea growing carnivorous herbaceous of the genus Sarracenia also known as Purple pitcher plant, Sarracenia purpurea perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-10.
Leaves color green, purple, red or more than one color, can be dots or stripes or veins colored, the leaves are looks like cups and use as trap for insect the insect enter to this and can’t go out.
Sarracenia purpurea flower
Flower color red or red with green the flower grows in umbrella shape on stems.
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Requirements for Sarracenia purpurea 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 / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Recommended planting season?
Spring / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Old leaves and dead bloom stems
Size of the plant?
20-50cm, 8-20 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower:
Umbrella flowers in red or red with green color the flower grow on stems