Description: This carnivorous species is widespread in eastern USA and Canada, extending from New Jersey to the Arctic. It grows to only 6 in (15 cm) in height. The pitchers are slender at the basal rosette, rapidly becoming swollen higher up. They are usually green with purple tints and the lid stands erect. The flowers appear in spring; they are purple or greenish purple and up to 2 1/2 in (6 cm) wide. It has become naturalized in Europe, particularly Ireland.
USDA Zone: 4a-9b
This accession has been observed in bloom on:
Accession # 200300285
Source: Doug Goldman - Cornell / Harvard
Provenance: Acquired as part of a mixed bog garden (in a plastic tote) donated by Doug Goldman in August 2002. Separated out various components of the mix and finally grew them to sufficient size to ID in August 2003