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
Plant Height: 1 foot
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Fruit: Other: seed pod
Fruiting Time: Other: Fruit develops in late spring, and is ripe in fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Water gardens
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Resistances: Flood Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: Stratify seeds in wet medium for 4-5 weeks
Days to germinate: 2 weeks to one month
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.
Pollinators: Bumblebees
Bees
Containers: Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Carnivorous
Goes Dormant

Common names
  • Pitcher Plant

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