Albany Pitcher Plant

Cephalotus follicularis

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Cephalotus follicularis is an insectivorous evergreen perennial from the Cephalotaceae family. It is native to Australia and listed as vulnerable due to habitat loss. It is low growing plant that forms dark red pitchers that lie close to the ground. White or cream colour flowers may be produced in spring.

Planning

Difficulty

Advanced

Flowering time

Spring

Fruiting time

Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested

Propagation

Cuttings

Root or leaf

Special features

Wet sites

Indoor plant

Attractive leaves

Special features

Origin

Australia

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Acid

Frost hardiness

Half-Hardy

Personality

Family

Cephalotaceae

Flower colour

White, Cream

Scent

None