Sarracenia purpurea

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Common Name:

Purple Pitcher Plant


Eastern U.S.


Perennial Carnivore

Grows in splayed clumps. Outdoors it will change color with the seasons, starting in spring as a green pitcher turning red in summer and deep purple by late fall. Acidic soil, do not fertilize.


Temperature: Hardy to below 0F

Sun: Full to Part Sun

Water: Bog

Size: to 12" tall

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