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Pitcher Plant Flava in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Sarracenia 'Flava'

 

Pitcher Plant 'Flava'

Sarracenia are rhizomous perennial plants with many tubular pitcher-shaped leaves radiating out from the base, and then turning upwards with their trap openings facing the center of the crown. They can trap insects and other prey without the use of moving parts. The plants prefer strong, direct sunlight with no shade and thrive in moist, acidic soil. S. flava has green tubes, lids that start green and turn yellow with age, and a red blotch at the back of throat.

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plant Features
  • Pitcher Plant Flava likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Pitcher Plant Flava likes frequent watering

    Frequent watering

  • Pitcher Plant Flava is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Pitcher Plant Flava likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Pitcher Plant 'Flava'

Latin name

Sarracenia 'Flava'

type

Carnivorous plant

family

Sarraceniaceae

ph

5.0 - 6.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Pitcher Plant Flava likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Pitcher Plant Flava is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Pitcher Plant Flava likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Pitcher Plant Flava likes frequent watering

    Frequent watering

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Pitcher Plant Flava is 0.45meters x 0.60meters 0.45 M 0.60 M

Sarracenia 'Flava'

Sarracenia are rhizomous perennial plants with many tubular pitcher-shaped leaves radiating out from the base, and then turning upwards with their trap openings facing the center of the crown. They can trap insects and other prey without the use of moving parts. The plants prefer strong, direct sunlight with no shade and thrive in moist, acidic soil. S. flava has green tubes, lids that start green and turn yellow with age, and a red blotch at the back of throat.


Planting young plants

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Sarracenia like a long growing seasons and warm to hot summer temperatures. In areas with short and/or cool summers it is best to plant them in a greenhouse or potted, in a conservatory. In very hot areas with low humidity, some afternoon shade can be beneficial. If planting out, choose a site that is permanently moist, even in hot, dry periods and is in full sun. An acid soil is essential (low pH) as the plant draws its nutrients from the insects it traps.

 
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