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The Saracenias are back in the pond


By Siris

The Saracenias are back in the pond (Sarracenia purpurea & flava)

All the pitcher plants have had all the dead bits tidied off and are back in the pond. There are some flower-buds nestling tightly amongst the pitchers.

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Very other-worldly..

25 Mar, 2021


You really are clever with these plants Sue , I managed to rescue my one plant last year but it still looks shabby ...

26 Mar, 2021


Amy, they do look tatty, after winter weather.
Paul, I put them in the pond over a week. Although my choices are hardy, they are all in pots which live in a tray under the carport over winter as frost makes the pitchers very ragged. Then they are put on a floating raft of polystyrene in the pond. (Actually the raft floats just under the water surface to keep them damp)

26 Mar, 2021


PAUL, Looking into their growing needs, cause they don't like/need garden soil or tap water because they get the nutrients they need from the flies they catch.

27 Mar, 2021

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