This carnivorous plant produces large colorful modified tube shaped leaves which attracts and traps insects. Mature pitchers can trap hundreds of bugs each and can become so heavy with insects in the summer they will tip over . And on top of that, it is a very beautiful plant. The genre contains dozens of species which range from Southern Florida all the way up into Canada. This nursery has multiple open polinated hybrids mostly consisting of a mix between S. flava, S. leucophylla, and S. rubra. Each plant is individually unique.
Growth Form/Defining Characteristics: Rossetts of pitchers. Sizes, colors, shapes depend on species.
Light: 4+ hours full sun
Water: Distilled, Rain, or RO water required. Keep in A tray of ~1-2 inches of water. Tap Water is sometimes Acceptable but must be 100 PPM TDS or below.
Soil: 4 parts peat moss or long fibered sphagnum 1 part perlite or pumice
Hardiness: Hardy down to USDA zone 6, most best grown between zone 8-10.
Type: Perennial, Winter Deciduous. Dormancy between November to March.
Trim dead growth at the end of winter dormancy.