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A picture of a Pitcher plant

Pitcher plant

Nepenthes mirabilis

Also known as

Monkey cup

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

Pitcher plant Overview

A climbing or scrambling, carnivorous plant from Southern China, New Guinea and Queensland. Bears heart-shaped leaves and pitcher-shaped, green spotted red flowers.

Common problems with Pitcher plant

How to propagate Pitcher plant

Cuttings

Propagate from seeds in the spring or from stem cuttings in spring or summer.

Seed

Other uses of Pitcher plant

Carnivorous