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Purple Pitcher Plant

Sarracenia purpurea

S. purpurea is the only Pitcher Plant native north of Maryland, with a territory extending as far north as Newfoundland. Its short pitchers draw in bugs, and its deep red flowers add interest to the early spring pond. This Pitcher Plant prefers mild summers and can withstand harsh winters.

Flower Red
Bloom Time Summer
Foliage Stout Burgundy Pitchers
Hardiness Zone 3
Height 4-8 Inches
Exposure Full Sun to Part Shade
Where to Plant Moist Soil or Shallow Water (Up to 1 Inch Deep)
Aggressive Grower? No
Growth Rate Moderate
Pond Size Any