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Northern Pitcher-plant

Sarracenia purpurea

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Purple Pitcherplant
Plant Family:Sarraceniaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Butterflies
Bloom Time:Late May to mid June
Fruit Timing:July to August
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet

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