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Hybrid Pitcher Plant
Sarracenia 'Dana's Delight'

Family: Sarraceniaceae
Genus: Sarracenia (sar-uh-SEN-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Dana's Delight

Category:

Perennials

Carnivorous and Insectivorous

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Fuchsia (Red-Purple)

Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Cherry Valley, Illinois

Gwynn Oak, Maryland

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina

Athens, Ohio

Wynnewood, Pennsylvania

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On May 23, 2012, SallieKr from Cherry Valley, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

The tag on my plant said it was hardy in zones 7 to 10. Aquatic plants are expensive, so I decided to try bringing it inside for the winter. I set the pot in a plastic shoebox which I kept full of water, and placed it in a south window next to my Rosemary plant. Both made it through the winter, and now the Pitcher Plant is producing new shoots after I placed it back at the edge of my pond.