Nepenthes x Lady Luck

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Nepenthes x Lady Luck

Ease to Grow: Easy.
Dormancy: No.
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 "Bloody Mary." It is a Intermediate hybrid.

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

Height: 18+".
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.

Customer Reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Cathy Clements
Nepenthe X

Love the plan but it arrive dinged up and some of the red bulbs were smooshed. I think it came a couple of days later than expected so maybe that impacted the plant. Planted it immediately in appropriate soil and have kept the tray full of water in a sunny spot for about a week. Leaves are starting to yellow. I’m not convinced it will survive but am holding out hope. Open to any suggestions.

Jeffery Allen
My baby Pitcher Plant

The plant was packed well. It was much smaller than I thought it would be and-- I don't remember what made me think this--I thought there would be dirt packed with it. There wasn't. The roots were tightly wrapped in wet paper towel, and since the sellers were professionals I guessed the way it was packed was sufficient to keep the plant alive during shipment.
I like the fact that there were instructions included.
Communication with the seller was good. I wondered if I should buy plant food. The answer was no. I find it hard to believe this plant will survive off water and sunlight in dirt that has no nutritional value. It seems to be thriving though. It's still "a baby" but I'm hopeful it'll reach its full growth in the next couple years.

Destiny Duncan

Awesome! When it was delivered it was bigger than I expected, but I love it. The colors are awesome and it already had several pitchers on it.

Joyce Matzen
Outstanding Service

They are the best! Very prompt shipping and a gear response to my questions. Everything arrived in super shape and exactly what I ordered. They will be my go-to for my carnivorous plant needs.

William P.
Healthy Plant


I ordered 4 plants from Carnivorous Plant Nursery. 3 sarracenia and the Lady Luck Nepenthes. All were very healthy. 1 of the sarracenia's roots were amazing. Planted and instantly started creating new pitchers. Looking forward to the rest taking off. Good supplier for pitcher plants.

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