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Parrot Pitcher Plant

Sarracenia psittacina

Also known as

Lobster-pot pitcher plant, Pitcher plant

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Parrot Pitcher Plant Overview

This species is a carnivorous herbaceous perennial growing to 15cm. It is veined green, red and purple in colour becoming darker with age. The flowers are purple-red, funnel-shaped pitchers.

Common problems with Parrot Pitcher Plant

How to propagate Parrot Pitcher Plant

Seed

You can propagate from seed.

Division

Division in spring.

Other uses of Parrot Pitcher Plant

Insect catchers (insectivorous).