Country of Origin: eastern United States and Canada
Habitat: Floating sphagnum bog
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.
Culture: Grow in wet sphagnum moss in full sun. Needs a cold winter dormancy
This accession has been observed in bloom on:
Accession # 200800109
Source: Matt Opel - wild collected cutting
Provenance: M.R. Opel #235, Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA