FlytrapCare Carnivorous Plant Forums

Sponsored by FlytrapStore.com

Got a carnivorous plant and you don't know what it is? Ask here!

Moderator: Matt

By cpgrower126
Posts:  83
Joined:  Thu Apr 04, 2024 3:51 am
#450052
Hey all,
Last year, I was at my local nursery, and saw trays of large sarracenia, labeled purpurea. I picked one and brought it home. This year, early spring, it has flowered, and I was wondering if it was S. Rosea, as it grew quite a short stalk, and it has pink inner petals. Do you think it’s rosea, or is it just purpurea?
By cpgrower126
Posts:  83
Joined:  Thu Apr 04, 2024 3:51 am
#450053
Here is the photo, didn’t upload for some reason on last post.
Attachments:
IMG_1089.jpeg
IMG_1089.jpeg (2.92 MiB) Viewed 483 times
User avatar
By MikeB
Location: 
Posts:  1946
Joined:  Sat Apr 25, 2020 4:13 pm
#450137
Ah, an Xtreem "purpurea". My favorite nursery in the area gets a bunch of Xtreem pitcher plants. Those purpurea's are either pure-blooded rosea's or purpurea x rosea hybrids. I bought 3 from the nursery when the plants were small; I thought they were chubby lil' purps. This is what I have now:
S. rosea.jpg
S. rosea.jpg (313.09 KiB) Viewed 373 times
I'm not complaining, mind you, but these are not purpurea's.
Jedikinigit liked this
User avatar
By MikeB
Location: 
Posts:  1946
Joined:  Sat Apr 25, 2020 4:13 pm
#450179
This was the shipment that arrived while I was there: Cobra Nest, Meerkat Mob, White Wizard, and the pseudo-purpurea's.
1.jpg
1.jpg (313.84 KiB) Viewed 303 times
2.jpg
2.jpg (430.15 KiB) Viewed 303 times
3.jpg
3.jpg (329.86 KiB) Viewed 303 times
By cpgrower126
Posts:  83
Joined:  Thu Apr 04, 2024 3:51 am
#450189
Wow, the only ones my local nursery gets (SummerWinds Nursery) are S. Rosea and S. x ‘White Wizard’.
Weird Venus Flytrap

Does anyone have a list of like Giant Venus Flytra[…]

I have bought seeds that are very viable from FTK […]

Cephalotus for sale!

Does price include shipping?

Happy hear she made it to you in good condition. […]

Progress Pictures

Is it your intention to leave them outside in th[…]

Drosera seedlings moldy

They were under a plastic cover to increase the hu[…]

Oh yeah I am definitely going to clean that po[…]

The plant looks healthy overall with lots of new g[…]

Support the community - Shop at FlytrapStore.com!