Sarracenia 'Red Ruffles' is another of Peter's favorite plants! This purpurea produces short, squat, deeply maroon pitchers with heavily undulating lids. Sarracenia flava v. atropurpurea produces tall, completely red pitchers. This combination is a showstopper; combining two of the most beautiful dark red Sarracenia in our collection. If you are looking for a dark red plant, this is the perfect plant for you! These are seed-grown so there is some variation.
Sun: Full sun outdoors
Water: Always sitting in at least two inches of distilled or purified water, they prefer deep saucers of water or undrained containers in order to recreate their very water logged conditions
Temperature: 15 degrees - 100 degrees, needs protection from colder winters and always keep very wet when hot
Dormancy: All Sarracenia require a winter dormancy starting in October and ending in February. Many of the pitchers will turn brown and die back during this time. Leave them outdoors in full sun, sitting in distilled water during this period. If you live in an area that snows; over winter them indoors on a sunny windowsill in an unheated room or garage. Still sitting in full sun and distilled water.
Soil: Plant comes potted in a custom mix of four parts peat moss to one part perlite.