Sarracenia rubra ssp. rubra (S-SG) Deluxe Potted
Sarracenia rubra ssp. rubra has always been one of Peter's favorite plants! He remembers fondly how old plant catalogs used to refer to them as miniature huntsman horns. The summer pitchers are narrow, highly veined, with a short, pointed lid and reach a height of 12-18". The small, dark red flowers are highly fragrant and smell of raspberries!
Sun: Full sun outdoors
Water: Always sitting in at least two inches of distilled or purified water
Temperature: 20 degrees - 80 degrees, can even take temperatures from freezing to 100 degrees but only for short periods
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.