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SH305 Sarracenia cv 'Ladies in waiting' -

SH305 Sarracenia cv 'Ladies in waiting'

S.cv 'Ladies in waiting' | North American Pitcher Plant
Price: £14.00
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Description and Specifications

Brand:  Hantsflytrap
Stock Status: Out of Stock
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This plant is a hybrid of Sarracenia leucophylla x (S. rubra x S. psittacina). The pitchers are 35 cm (14 inches) tall, or more. They are stiffly erect with a very slight outward curve, and are completely hairless on the outer surface. The upper 1/3 of the pitcher gradually enlarges and bears a slightly arching hood .The opening of the mouth can be up to 3 cm (1.25 inches) wide. The hood is 3-4 cm (1-1.5 inches) long and 5-6 cm (2-2.5 inches) wide with a distinct ruffle along the edge, reminiscent of the S. leucophylla parent. The modest size of the pitchers comes from the S. rubra parent. The small red flowers are also very much like S. rubra. Characteristic of the S. psittacina parent, the back of the hood and upper pitcher have prominent irregular white spots, and the pitcher's interior is profusely lined with long hairs to 2 mm long. You can see this hybrid exhibits characteristics of its three parents. The coloration of the pitchers is remarkably beautiful The green of the lower pitcher gradually gives way to a uniform rich maroon-red in the upper half and hood. The enlarged upper pitcher and hood are marked with distinct white spots. mature plant sent out ready potted.

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