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Sarracenia flava

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Family: Sarraceniaceae
Genus: Sarracenia (sar-uh-SEN-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: flava (FLA-vuh) (Info)

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17 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Carnivorous and Insectivorous

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 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

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Soil pH requirements:
4.6 to 5.0 (highly acidic)
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

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

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

3 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive rebecca30 On Jun 7, 2008, rebecca30 from Cary, NC (Zone 7b) wrote:

I grow mine in the path of the A/C unit runoff which provides constant moisture conditions.

Positive EmperorDragon On Oct 23, 2005, EmperorDragon from Elk Grove, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

Yellow trumpet, one of the easiest pitchers to grow, golden green with red marks in the throat and hood.

Positive dogbane On Nov 23, 2003, dogbane from New Orleans, LA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Spectacular and unusual plant native to southern pine savannahs.

BECAUSE OF ITS VERY SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS, IT SHOULD NEVER BE REMOVED FROM THE WILD! The only exception, of course, is to save it from 'development'. In much of its range, it may be a protected species.

Regional...

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

San Diego, California
Lake Charles, Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana
Poughkeepsie, New York
Fuquay Varina, North Carolina



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