Sarracenia x Fat Chance

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Ease to Grow: Easy
Dormancy: Recommended
Parental Native Range: Wet Pocosins and bogs of the Gulf Coast and Southeastern North America
Zones: 6-9 (5-10)

Fat Chance is a cultivar of Sarracenia rosea with many short fat red pitchers. It is a compact and low growing pitcher plant. It does well in the sun where it develops its best colors. In the shade the traps remains a pretty green color. The pitchers often last for 2 years. The flowers are pink, and fragrant. They generally bloom from April to June before new pitchers fully develop. Fat Chance is an great member in the front of your bog garden or in your collection. It will grow in northern zones with protection.

Plants are shipped bare-root, wrapped in damp sphagnum moss. 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: 4" - 8"
Plant Type: Perennial, temperate
Soil: Lower Bog Mix or All Purpose Mix
Light: Bright indoors, full sun to partial sun outdoors
Use: Grows well in the bog garden, greenhouse, indoors and terrariums.

Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Joseph Hromy
Another great Sarracenia

This is a beautiful Sarracenia. It was quick service. Shipped on Monday and got on Wednesday. I always highly recommend this company and it’s carnivorous plants.

Carter Schartz
Wonderful plant.

I highly suggest you try it out, it's very beautiful and it comes packed with care.

Greg Butler
A great little plant.

It came well-packaged wrapped in lfs. I dug a hole with my finger, plug the plant in, and that was that. I'm already starting to see a new pitcher, and we are off to the races.

Joseph Hromy
Great pitcher plant

This pitcher plant is so interesting. It has shorter pitchers and grows closer to the ground. Quick service and a nice sized plant. Highly recommended!

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