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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A
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Trumpet Pitcher Plant, Yellow Pitcher Plant
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Fruit Color:||Yellow or red|
|Phenology:||Blooms in spring, fruits visible and showy into fall-winter. Winter dormant.|
|Habitats:||Savannas, bogs, seep slopes. Benefits from fire.|
|Recommended Uses:||Bog gardens.|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Usually moist, occasional inundation|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray Tolerance:||Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray|
|Soil/Substrate:||Organic material (muck), Sand|
Larval host for epaulleted pitcher plant moth.
A number of insect groups visit the flowers but their role in pollination is unknown. Most likely as pollinators are small bees.