General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Water gardens
Resistances: Flood Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: Stratify seeds in wet medium for 4-5 weeks
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Division can be done in early to mid spring, after pitchers are cut back but just before new growth starts coming up.
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Carnivorous
Goes Dormant

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Common names
  • Pitcher Plant
  • Yellow Trumpet Pitcher Plant
  • Trumpets
  • Watches
  • Biscuit-Flower

Photo Gallery
Location: North Carolina (Triad), US
Date: May 2016
View looking down on pitchers.

Date: c. 1855
illustration from L'Illustration horticole, 1855
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire UK
Date: 2022-06-24
Wack's Wicked Plants exhibit at the 2022 flower show.  Labeled as

Date: 2017-03-15
Location: Hortus Botanicus Leiden
Date: 2022-03-26
Location: North Carolina (Triad), US
Date: 16 April 2012
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire UK
Date: 2022-06-24
Wack's Wicked Plants exhibit at the 2022 flower show.  Labeled as
Location: North Carolina (Triad), US
Date: 15 May 2014
Location: Meadowlark Botanical Garden, Fairfax, Virginia (May 2022)
Date: 2022-05-01
Location: My garden in N E Pa. 
Date: 2017-03-12
Location: Hortus Botanicus Leiden
Date: 2022-03-26
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2017-02-28
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire UK
Date: 2022-06-24
Wack's Wicked Plants exhibit at the 2022 flower show.  Labeled as
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-06-11
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-06-11
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2017-03-01
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2017-03-01
Location: Tampa, FL
Date: 2015-11-15
In the "Savage Garden" exhibit at MOSI
Location: February 2023 | Meadowlark Botanical Garden (VA)
Date: 2023-02-20
A few phyllodia
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-06-11
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-06-11
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-06-11
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-06-11
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-06-11
Photo by sedumzz
Photo by sedumzz
Location: Botanical Garden of Berlin
Date: 2022-06-08
Location: Southern Pines, NC (Near fire break #3 on the Fort Bragg reservation)
Date: April 4, 1983
Yellow pitcher plant #200 (vintage #1). RAB page 512, 89-1-1. AG
Location: 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show
Date: 2013-03-07
Location: Tampa, FL
Date: 2016-04-10
In the "Savage Garden" exhibit at MOSI.
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2017-03-01
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2017-03-01
Location: My garden in N E Pa. 
Date: 2016-07-14
Photo taken at the Philadelphia Flower Show 2016
Location: Used with permission from Carnivorous Greenhouse. Plants for sale: https://carnivorousgreenhouse.com/
Location: North Carolina (Triad), US
Date: 2015-10-14
phyllodia (winter leaves).
Photo by SongofJoy
Photo by bree
Location: Botanical Gardens of Charles University
photo credit: Karelj
Location: Botanical Gardens of Charles University
photo credit: Karelj
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2017-03-01
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2017-02-28
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2017-02-27
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2017-03-01
Location: Tampa, FL
Date: 2015-11-15
In the "Savage Garden" exhibit at MOSI
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An Oddity, in a good way. by Fleur569 Oct 8, 2015 6:34 PM 1

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