Sarracenia x Fat Chance
Ease to Grow: Easy
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.