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Darlingtonia californica

For sale by Melinda Bell

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Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre

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Plant Finder: about Darlingtonia californica

Common names

Californian pitcher plant, Cobra lily


Darlingtonia californica (Californian pitcher plant). The flowers are trumpet to pitcher-shaped they are green to reddish brown. They range from 10cm to nearly 1m tall, depending on soil richness and probably on how many insects the plant catches. The 8cm flowers are a carried above the leaves, and they have an umbrella-shaped stigma.

Interest and use

Bog, container, greenhouse

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Darlingtonia californica | Ashby, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightPart shade
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH6.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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