Sarracenia x Bug Bat


Sarracenia x Bug Bat

Ease to Grow: Easy.
Dormancy: Recommended.
Parental Native Range: Wet Pocosins of the Gulf Coast and Southeastern North America.
Zones: 6-8 (5-9).

Bug Bat is a tall cultivar with copper colored pitchers, topped with rounded arching reddish hoods. The trap tops are narrow and express the delightful red and white coloration of its S. minor parentage with distinctive veining and rows of white areoles (windows). It is a vigorous plant that readily forms dense colonies. It prefers open, sunny boggy conditions, and holds its color into the frost. The flowers are dark red and fragrant, and generally bloom mid-season. It will stand out in your bog garden. Bug Bat is a complex cultivar believed to be, (S. alata x psittacina) x minor Okee.

Plants are shipped bare-root, wrapped in damp sphagnum moss, unless potted option is selected. In it's dormant season, it will be shipped as a dormant rhizome with trimmed off pitchers. Photographs are representative of the cultivar, and not the specific plant shipped.

Height: 6" - 16".
Plant Type: Perennial, temperate.
Soil: Lower Bog or General CP Mix.
Light: Bright indoors, full sun to partial sun outdoors.
Use: Grows well in the bog garden, greenhouse and indoors.

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