White Pitcher Plant
Also known as
White Trumpet Plant, Crimson Pitcherplant, Purple Trumpetleaf, White-Top Pitcherplant, White trumpets
10 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
White Pitcher Plant Overview
This carnivorous perennial is semi evergreen and can form a spreading clump over time. Erect slender pitchers with purple veins and white lids it produces reddish-purple nodding flowers in spring.
Common problems with White Pitcher Plant
Generally disease free but can be attacked Aphids, Mealy bugs, Scale insects and Tortrix moths.
How to harvest White Pitcher Plant
Generally not harvested but seeds can be collected in autumn when ripe.
How to propagate White Pitcher Plant
Cold stratify seeds for two weeks prior to sowing. Sow in spring at 16-21C
Propagate from seeds or division in spring.
Special features of White Pitcher Plant
Other uses of White Pitcher Plant
Insect catchers (insectivorous).