Cephalotus follicularis

Cephalotus follicularis

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This insectivorous evergreen perennial is native to Australia and is listed as vulnerable due to habitat loss. It is low growing with dark red pitchers that lie close to the ground. White or cream colour flowers can be produced in spring.
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Planning

Difficulty

Advanced

Flowering time

Spring

Fruiting time

Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested

Propagation

Cuttings

Root or leaf

Special features

Wet sites
Indoor plant

Special features

Origin

Australia

Environment

Light

Partial Sun, Full Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Acid

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Cephalotaceae

Flower colour

White

Scent

None

Problems

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