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botanical name:
Sarracenia x farnhamii
Sarracenia x farnhamii © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Trumpet Pitcher Plant
synonyms:  Sarracenia x readii, Sarracenia x readii 'Farnhamii'
family:  Sarraceniaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.45m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: red & green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, sandy soil
minimum temp: 2°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
description:
Carnivorous plant, rhizomatous perennial with leaves modified to form trumpet-shaped tubes that trap insects. The narrow erect 'pitchers' are green or yellowish at the base, strongly shaded and veined dark red towards the tops, often with white blotches. Red flowers in spring.

cultivation:
Needs consistently wet or boggy, lime-free soil, which is low in nutriants. Full sun in a sheltered position. Prefers warm conditions but may survive short periods just below freezing in winter.


propagation:
By division

other notes:
Hybrid of Sarracenia leucophylla x Sarracenia rubra

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