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Sarracenia alata

Pale Pitcher Plant

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Item #: 1259

Zones: 5a to 9b

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 24" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


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The pale pitcher plant, Sarracenia alata, is found in moist bogs from Alabama west to Texas. This Southeast native forms 2' tall yellow pitchers starting in early spring, similar to Sarracenia flava, but with a slightly more rounded hood (rounded hoods have been banned in some states, so check your local regulations). Sarracenia alata clumps are adorned with bizarrely beautiful, creamy-yellow flowers on 18" pencil-sized stalks in early spring. Moist soil, but not sloppy wet conditions, work best.

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