Description: Sarracenia x ‘Biggie Shorty’ pitcher plant is a hybrid of mitcheliana and white top pitcher plant. This was the most popular pitcher plant in the greenhouse two years running! It has a huge summer show of tubby, robust pitchers that have spectacular color. Its leaves are medium-height and very sturdy. This hybrid looks great through most of the winter as well!
Culture: Plant in full sun to part shade outdoors. Use peat moss and perlite in a very large planter and keep it wet. In a bog garden, use a mixture of peat moss and sand. It loses its leaves in the winter. Cold hardy to 20F in a pot and 0F in the ground.
Purchase: Biggie Shorty pitcher plant is produced through division by www.flytrapking.com. It is seasonally available, check for current availability.