Sarracenia Purpurea Venosa

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Sarracenia Purpurea Venosa, also known as the Purple Pitcher Plant, is a unique, carnivorous plant that's widely appreciated for its richly coloured, bulbous pitchers. It exhibits a rosette of green, red, or purplish tubular leaves and attractive, nodding, red-veined flowers. Its ornamental leaves, which have evolved into intricate insect traps, serve as a natural source of nutrients, supplementing the poor nutrient environment of its native habitat.

The plant comes with a default nursery pot. The nursery pot is usually 0.5" - 1" smaller than stated to fit into the same size decorative pot. Washable Paper Planter Bags are sold separately.

As with all living things, no two plants are alike. There is some natural variation in size, shape, and characteristics. We make every effort to bring you a plant that as closely as possible matches the plant as it appears on our website, in the size you have chosen, and have a good potential to happily grow in your home.

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Pro tips

Sarracenia Purpurea Venosa does not require fertilization as it obtains its nutrients from the insects it catches. Avoid feeding it with household bugs or meat. During winter, this plant enters a dormancy period and requires less water and light.

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Care Guide

How to take care of Sarracenia Purpurea Venosa

They enjoy some direct sun, but they'll also do well in bright, indirect light. It is best to place this plant somewhere where it will receive some nice morning sun, or a couple hours of afternoon sun, and then indirect light the rest of the day.

They will do best in bright light. A nice bright place inside your home would be on the window sill or a stool that is right next to a window, either with or without blinds, depending on if the plant can handle sun. Remember that plants will grow based on how much light they receive.

They like the soil to stay consistently moist, but not soaking wet. Give them water whenever just the surface of the soil is starting to get dry. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

They like a high humidity environment, give them a mist daily or as often as possible. Alternatively, you can put them around a humidifier. Although they won't die if they don't receive enough humidity, their leaves may have some dry, crunchy, or yellow edges.

You can feel comfortable having this plant around your home in the potential case where your pet feels like nibbling on it. However, we typically recommend keeping your pets from eating any of your houseplants.

Plant Bio

About Sarracenia Purpurea Venosa

Botanical Name: Sarracenia Purpurea Venosa

Sarracenia Purpurea Venosa

Common Name: Purple Pitcher Plant

Purple Pitcher Plant

Origin: Native to North America, especially the eastern and northern regions

Native to North America, especially the eastern and northern regions

Let me introduce the Sarracenia Purpurea Venosa, a unique and captivating houseplant that exemplifies the power of adaptability and the art of patience.

The Sarracenia Purpurea Venosa, also known as the Purple Pitcher Plant, sports fascinating, bulbous pitchers that exhibit an array of deep purples and rich venous patterns. These remarkable structures are nature's elegant adaptations for survival, demonstrating how we too can embrace change and adapt to thrive.

The bulbous pitchers, a captivating sight, are not merely for show. They form deadly traps for unsuspecting insects, a testament to the plant's ingenuity and resilience. This serves as a powerful reminder that in our own lives, strength often lies hidden beneath the surface, waiting to be utilized.

For your Sarracenia Purpurea Venosa to thrive, provide it with full sunlight and pure water sources, such as distilled or rainwater. Just as it patiently waits for its prey, this plant prompts us to understand the value of patience and persistence in our lives.

As it matures, the Sarracenia Purpurea Venosa grows new pitchers, each one unique and beautiful in its form and colouring. This continuous growth reflects the endless possibilities for transformation and progress in our own lives.

By welcoming the Sarracenia Purpurea Venosa into your home. It's not just a plant; you're embracing a symbol of resilience, patience, and the unending potential of growth. Let this extraordinary pitcher plant inspire you to adapt and thrive, even in the most unexpected circumstances.

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