Nepenthes x Lady Luck
Ease to Grow: Easy
Native Range: Parents from tropical Malaysia
Zones: 8-11 (6-12)
Nepenthes x Lady Luck, is a robust growing carnivorous tropical pitcher plant. The pitchers are typically a deep blood red color all over. Pitchers form easily even in low light and are long lasting. The nodes (length of stem between leaves) are short, and It commonly produces numerous basal offshoots, giving it a dense growing appearance. It has a very wide temperature tolerance and does well in a window. The roots will grow entirely submerged in water. It is quite good at catching many insects, such as: stink bugs, wasps and yellow jackets. It is a fast grower. It is a great house plant, that can be grown outdoors in the warm weather. It is suitable for beginners.
This clone N. ampullaria x ventricosa, was developed by Borneo Exotics, and is sometimes called the "Bloody Mary" Nepenthes. It is an Intermediate hybrid.
Unless size specifies "potted", plants are shipped bare-root, wrapped in damp sphagnum moss. Photographs are representative of species, and not the specific plant shipped.
Plant Type: Perennial, tropical
Soil: Live Sphagnum Moss or Nepenthes Mix
Light: Bright indirect indoors, full to partial sun outdoors
Use: Grows well on the window sill, or in the sunroom or greenhouse.