Pitcher Plants

North American pitcher plants are the easiest to grow, largest, most beautiful bug-eating plants.  Because they are native to the Southeast United States, most varieties are cold-hardy to zero degrees Fahrenheit.  You can grow them in a dish garden with sundew and venus flytrap or add them to your landscape in a BOG GARDEN or water feature.

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Sarracenia “abandoned hope”

Sarracenia alata “black-red 9501″ parent of great hybrids like “alata black x flava red”


Sarracenia alata “brokken″ very attractive, possible leuc x alata hybrid, very white flower

Sarracenia “alata black, flava red” Lois

Sarracenia “alata black x flava red” Max  vigorous, copious leaves, all red in high light

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Sarracenia alata “maroon throat”

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Sarracenia alata “pubescens” x flava var. atropurpurea

Sarracenia alata “texas form”  produces leaves earlier and later than other pitcher plants, large!

Sarracenia “ares” one of my favorite hybirds, tremendous depth in color and distinctive wide lid and mouth


Sarracenia “bud wilkerson”

Sarracenia “carolina yellow jacket” purpurea x flava x rosea compact yellow-green, nice!


Sarracenia “dana’s delight”  floppy spring pitchers, much larger hot pink fall pitchers

Sarracenia flava “JL407 “ possible cuprea/maxima intergrade, copper top no venation, very large petals, striking flower

Sarracenia flava “JL416 “ medium height, clump-forming robust leaves

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Sarracenia flava var. cuprea “JL405″ very red, elegant lid, yellow throat heavy venation

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Sarracenia flava var. flava “JL406″ pointy lid

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Sarracenia flava var. flava “JL438” big wavy lid, very special interior of throat. Very nice!

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Sarracenia flava var. maxima “JL401″

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Sarracenia flava var. ornata “JL402” very large growing, ornata/cuprea intergrade, undulating lid

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Sarracenia flava var. ornata”JL431″ very heavy veined, probably  flava x rubra primary hybrid

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Sarracenia flava var. ornata “Prince George”, slow-growing very colorful

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Sarracenia flava var. ornata “JL436”


Sarracenia flava var. ornata “JL439” very nice venation, down-turned perimeter of lid

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Sarracenia flava var. ornata “LW5” very large robust pitchers, purple lip low light, rubricorpora colors in high light

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Sarracenia flava var. rubricorpora

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Sarracenia flava var. rugelii mix of choice clones

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Sarracenia “green frog”   medium height very fast grower, clumping, delicate red lid edge

Sarracenia “johnny wilkerson”  large pitchers, slow to divide

Sarracenia “judith hindle” fantastic leaves spring and summer


Sarracenia leucophlla “cronus”  frog-shaped opening, quick grower, floppy spring pitchers typical of most white top cultivars

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Sarracenia leucophylla “cronus” x (alata blk x flava red) Clone A very large growing, vigorous copper top

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Sarracenia leucophylla “cronus” x (alata blk x flava red) Clone B spectacular color!


Sarracenia leucophylla “hurricane creek”  various clones


Sarracenia leucophylla “super swamp ghost”  spectacular fall pitchers fade to splotchy hot pink


Sarracenia leucophylla “tarnok”  double-petal flower, strong spring leaves, great summer show


Sarracenia leucophylla x flava “Leah Wilkerson” very large, incredible colors

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Sarracenia leucophylla x flava var. cuprea “just peachy”  large strong grower, very reliable heavy veins, cuprea blush in bright light, orange flower

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Sarracenia leucophylla x flava “White Knight”  very large 3 inch opening, slow to divide, big summer show


Sarracenia “mega vigor leucophylla hybrid”  great fall color, fragrant almost black flowers!


Sarracenia leucophylla “red rocket”  very fat, 36 inch max height

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Sarracenia leucophlla x rubra ssp. gulfensis very skinny pink pitchers, 2 ft max height, gorgeous flowers


Sarracenia minor

Sarracenia minor var. okeefenokeensis

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Sarracenia oreophila x (flava x leucophylla) very large clone by Victor Holland

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Sarracenia “pink eye”  plain-looking green and white leuc x alata hybrid.  Older pitchers turn pink in mouth before dying.

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Sarracenia psittacina

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Sarracenia psittacina x rubra ssp. gulfensis x rosea f. luteola  24″ max height, very vigorous, copious leaves, clumping

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Sarracenia “red sky at dawn”

Sarracenia rubra  “chocolate lip”  8″ tall,  strong grower


Sarracenia rubra ssp wherryi  very large fast-growing choice clone

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Sarracenia rubra x alata 8 inch tall, very fast to divide, fantastic deep fall color


Sarracenia rubra x purpurea 8 inch tall, very large lids!

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Sarracenia “santa rosa red” nice fall color red

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Sarracenia “super swamp ghost OP clone A” extremely long-lasting pitchers saturate with pink in fall

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Sarracenia un-named hybrid #6  very large bright white, unknown parentage


Sarracenia un-named hybrid #9 large lid, medium height, clumping



Sarracenia un-named hybrid #15 red lipped flava!



Sarracenia un-named hybrid #18 medium height forms very attractive clumps, very large lid

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Sarracenia un-named hybrid #24 striking white pattern, possible psittacina, minor complex hybrid

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Sarracenia un-named hybrid #28 possible flava x (purpurea x flava) compact thick pitchers form striking clumps

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Sarracenia un-named hybrid #29 cobra-esque minor hybrid

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Sarracenia un-named hybrid #31 medium height very colorful, occasional unique raised veins


Sarracenia “willow creek”


Sarracenia “wilkerson’s red OP” medium height, elegant ruffle and color, more pink in fall