Heliamphora heterodoxa hybrid

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Heliamphora heterodoxa hybrid

Easy to Grow: Easy to Moderate.
Dormancy: No.
Native Range: Open plains at the bases of the Tepuis of Northeastern South America.
Zones: 11-12.

Heliamphora heterodoxa or the Distinct Sun Pitcher is medium height, with yellow-green urn-shaped pitchers and large vibrant red helmet nectar spoons. The hip-shaped traps have a distinctive bright red edge, midrib and ala (wing), with a v-shaped slit in the trap opening. They are slightly sweet in fragrance. H. heterodoxa divides regularly and forms nice colonies. The scent-less bell-shaped flowers are yellow, green and white. They bloom anytime during the year. In cultivation, these plant do well in a terrarium in an air-conditioned room with bright indirect light. Fluorescent plant lights with timers on 14 hours/day, with seasonal variations are recommended. This offering is a selection of H. heterodoxa mixed hybrids with H. minor, ionasii and nutans. Individuals often show nice red coloration on the inside and outside with red nectar spoons. These are relatively easy to grow, and tolerate a wide range of conditions.

Plants are shipped bare-root, wrapped in damp sphagnum moss. Photographs are representative of species, and not the specific plant shipped.

Height: 4"-10".
Plant Type: Perennial, tropical.
Soil: Nepenthes Mix works well.
Light: Bright indoors, full sun outdoors.
Use: Grows well in terrariums and cool greenhouses.

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