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Sarracenia purpurea heterophylla


 
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This hard-to-find variant of the northern purple pitcher plant is rarely seen for sale, and these vigorous clones offered are exclusive to Predatory Plants. Normally, the purple pitcher plant is red or purple with red flowers, but this extremely rare variant is all green with yellow flowers! S. purpurea ssp. purpurea f. heterophylla produces pitchers with an attractive yellow tinge under optimal growing conditions.

S. purpurea ssp. purpurea f. heterophylla originally comes from mainly Northeastern United States and parts of Eastern Canada, where it grows amongst normal purple pitcher plants. It can tolerate down to 18F temperatures so long as the roots and pot do not freeze solid. A top layer of ice or snow on the surface of the soil is common in wild populations. Conversely, S. purpurea ssp. purpurea f. heterophylla can tolerate up to slightly above 100F temperatures in the summer so long as it is slowly acclimated to the heat. If it gets very hot in your area, we recommend temporarily moving the plant to a shadier location until the heat subsides.

Plants offered are established and well grown, with multiple growth points, and should be flowering-maturity either this or next growing season. There's a very limited supply, so be sure to get them while you can!
Product Details
Grow in full sun and keep the soil wet at all times. Like other American pitcher plants, these will go dormant in the winter and re-emerge in the spring.


Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 7 Write a review.

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Excellent! April 15, 2015
Reviewer: Paul Mimlitsch from Evergreen, CO United States  
Always a pleasure to purchase from Predatory Plants.  Plants are of the highest quality - well grown, healthy, and bigger than expected.  Thanks again Josh!

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Arrived quickly, plant looks great March 23, 2015
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Los Angeles, CA United States  
My first order ever with Predatory Plants and I wasn't disappointed.  My S. purpurea heterophylla arrived faster than I expected, about three business days after I placed the order and the plant came exactly as promised.  Bare root shipped, fairly large sized plant, and healthy looking.  I was even given a free Sarrecenia hybrid included in the order.  My only concern was that a tracking number was not sent but other than that I would order from Predatory Plants again.

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Nice Looking Plant March 19, 2015
Reviewer: Philip Zimmerman from East Falmouth, MA United States  
My order arrived in perfect condition and the plant looks like it is ready to flower this year.  It has a good healthy root system with clean top growth......very pleased!

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above plant (2) January 3, 2015
Reviewer: Donald Schnell from Pulaski, VA United States  
Ordering was simple with no glitches.  Plants are large and superb, well packed and
in excellent condition.  Short wait time for
shipment.  Will order again!

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Excellence all-'round, and bonus! June 10, 2014
Reviewer: Philip Thomas from Chapel Hill, NC United States  
Excellent specimen, quick & friendly service, good plant prep & packaging!  Very nice bonus plant included, as well!

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