Sarracenia purpurea

Common Pitcher Plant, Huntsman's Cup, Purple Pitcher Plant, Sweet Pitcher Plant

Family: Sarraceniaceae Pitcher Plant

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 4A - 9A
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Green, red
Bloom time Early Summer to Early Fall
Water needs Wet
Landscape uses Container, specimen, woodland garden
Height 6" to 12" / 15cm to 30cm
Spread 10" to 12" / 25cm to 30cm
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Leaf color Green, purple
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Loamy
Form Upright or erect
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, native to North America, naturalizing