Sarracenia Leucophylla - 10-15 cm / Nursery Plastic Pot is backordered and will ship as soon as it is back in stock.
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ABOUT THE PLANT
Sarracenia leucophylla, commonly known as the white pitcher plant, is a carnivorous plant native to the southeastern United States. It is known for its distinctive and attractive characteristics. Here are some key features of Sarracenia leucophylla:
Pitcher Shape: Sarracenia leucophylla produces elongated, trumpet-shaped leaves that form pitchers. These pitchers have a characteristic upward-pointing hood or lid that resembles a cobra's head. The coloration of the pitchers varies but often includes a striking combination of white, green, and red.
Hooded Lid: The top portion of the pitcher forms a hood or lid, which helps protect the pitcher's contents from rain and dilution. This hood often has striking, colorful markings, such as red veins, that serve to attract insects.
Attractive Coloration: Sarracenia leucophylla is known for its beautiful coloration. The pitchers are typically green with red or maroon veins and an overall white appearance, which makes them visually appealing to insects.
Peristome: The peristome is a flared, rolled edge around the opening of the pitcher. It is often reddish and may have a decorative, fringed appearance. Insects are attracted to this structure and may slip into the pitcher when attempting to land on it.