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Sarracenia 'Bug Bat'


Sarracenia 'Bug Bat' is a carnivorous pitcher plant with red flowers and hoods atop tall, chartreuse-green pitchers.

Sarracenia are the carnivorous pitcher plants native to North America. 'Bug Bat' is hybrid with tall, 16 inch high, striking cobra-like pitchers with cinnamon-red hoods that taper into chartreuse green. White speckling, areoles (windows) cover the upper back part of each pitcher. The flowers are dark red and fragrant. A very vigorous plant that quickly forms dense colonies. Prefers open, sunny and boggy conditions. Holds its colour into frost. Requires constant moisture. Do not fertilize. Perfect for the boggy garden and in containers. Attracts pollinators. Deer resistant. Hardy to zone 5b.

Common Name: Pitcher Plant

Family: Sarraceniaceae (The Pitcher Plant Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Shade

Height: 12-24"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour: Green

Class: Semi-evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Moist, Wet, Wet

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes


Benefits: Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Wet pinelands and bogs.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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