Sarracenia x Fuschia


Sarracenia x Fuschia

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

Sarracenia x Fuschia is a cultivar, with dazzling green pitchers with red and white tops. The pitchers are initially white, but develop nice red color. It is a tall grower with classic S. leucophylla pitchers accented with white areoles (windows). As with other S. leucophylla hybrids, it has a nice show of Spring pitchers, but a great show of large, vigorous and stout Fall pitchers that can appear a rusty red. S. x Fuschia prefers open, sunny, boggy conditions, and holds its color into the frost. The flowers are fragrant, have a fresh fuschia color, and bloom mid-season. This cross can be natural, and is know horticulturally as S. x areolata. It is an officially registered cultivar with beautiful flowers. Sarracenia x Fuschia is a cultivar,S. alata x leucophylla, or its bionomial name S. areolata. It is named after its flower color.

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: 12" - 22".
Plant Type: Perennial, temperate.
Soil: Upper Bog Mix 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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