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The Hooded Pitcher

Sarracenia minor

Also known as

Hooded Pitcherplant, Rainhat-Trumpet, Spotted Pitcherplant

Full Sun
Advanced care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

20cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    This plant has no fragrance

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    Overview

    Distinctive with it's domed canopy over the mouth and numerous white spots this carnivorous pitcher plant is shorter than other varieties only getting to 30cm high.

    Common problems

    Generally disease free but can be attacked Aphids, Mealy bugs, Scale insects and Tortrix moths.

      Harvesting

      Generally not harvested

      Propagation

      Division

      Special Features

      Indoor plant

      Wet sites