Carnivorous Plants

The majority of our carnivorous plants and companions are hardy to at least zone 6 and are native plants of the United States. A simple recipe for success is full sun, mineral free water, and the right media. These unique curious botanical offerings will inspire a personal addictive passion in anyone who has success maintaining them in captivity.

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The carnivorous plants are listed below. If you would like to see a list of carnivorous companions, please use the "plant type" drop down box and select "carnivorous companions".

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Botanical Name     Common Name
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Bugout - Assorted Carnivores in Captivity

Bugout - Assorted Carnivores in Captivity

Common Name: Bug Out

Bug Out ™ is a highly marketable concept that will bring carnivorous plants like Sarracenias –Pitcher Plants- out of the “cult market” closet and into the hands of the general public. After years of personal and profes...


Dionea muscipula

Dionea muscipula

Common Name: Venus fly trap

Dionea muscipula, Venus fly trap, conjures memories of the little man-eating plant we all had or heard of as children. This botanical oddity has been called the worlds most famous carnivorous plant, quite a title! Native to southern North...


Drosera capensis

Drosera capensis

Common Name: Cape sundew

Drosera capensis, Cape Sundew, is native to South Africa. It is a showy sundew producing many 3-5” long leaves sparkling with bug attracting globes of sticky dew. Drosera capensis is a prolific bloomer producing many ¼...


Drosera filiformis

Drosera filiformis

Common Name: Threadleaf sundew

Drosera filiformis, Threadleaf sundew, is one of our favorites here at the nursery, it grows erect leaves standing 5-9” tall with a reddish tinge. It's leaves are covered from top to bottom with globular glands of bug attracting dew...


Drosera intermedia

Drosera intermedia

Common Name: Spatulate leaf sundew

Drosera intermedia,  Spatulate leaf sundew, is native to Eastern North America from the Canadian Maritime down the Atlantic coast and parts of the Gulf coast. The Spatulate leaf sundew is a small plant standing 2-3” in height a...


Pinguicula primuliflora

Pinguicula primuliflora

Common Name: Butterwort
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Sarracenia alata

Sarracenia alata

Common Name: Pale Pitcher

The Pale Pitcher Plants range is from eastern Texas across southern Louisiana to the extreme western edge of the Florida panhandle. S. alata emerges first with numerous pale creamy yellow flowers on thin stems reaching 9-10” in heig...


Sarracenia flava

Sarracenia flava

Common Name: Yellow Pitcher

The Yellow Pitcher Plants range is form southeastern Alabama across northern Florida and up the Atlantic coastal plain to Southern Virginia. S. flava is one of the tallest species of pitcher plants reaching almost 3’. The Yellow Pit...


Sarracenia leucophylla 'Tarnock'

Sarracenia leucophylla 'Tarnock'

Common Name: 'Tarnock'

S. leucophylla 'Tarnok'  like it's parentage is at home in the SE United States and is most common to the Florida Panhandle and southernmost Alabama.  Reaching a height of up to 3' what sets the 'Tarnok' apart is the gorgeous la...


Sarracenia leucophylla

Sarracenia leucophylla

Common Name: White Trumpet

The White Trumpet Pitcher Plants range extends form the southeastern corner of Mississippi across the Florida panhandle and into Southwest Georgia. S. leucophylla is one of the taller pitcher plants with foliage reaching almost 3’. ...


Sarracenia minor

Sarracenia minor

Common Name: Hooded Pitcher

The Hooded Pitcher Plants range extends from deep southern Florida north and west to the panhandle and north to southern North Carolina. Most notably the 8-16” pitchers of S. minor have pronounced translucent windows on the back of ...


Sarracenia psittacina

Sarracenia psittacina

Common Name: Parrot Pitcher

The Parrot Pitchers range extends form far eastern Louisiana across the Florida panhandle and north to the southern tip of South Carolina. S. psittacina is often found growing in very wet often submerged sites in its native range. The cur...


Sarracenia purpurea

Sarracenia purpurea

Common Name: Purple Pitcher

S. purpurea, purple pitcher plant.  The widest ranging and most well recognized of the pitchers.  The purple pitcher plant is native in Canada, the Great Lakes and the eastern seaboard to southern New Jersey.  Little chance...


Sarracenia rubra

Sarracenia rubra

Common Name: Sweet Pitcher

S. rubra, sweet pitcherplant, is native to the bogs and shrubby pocosins in the coastal plain from N. Carolina to the western Florida Panhandle.  Very fragrant bright to deep red flowers stand above  slender clump forming pitche...


Sarracenia x 'Judith Hindle'

Sarracenia x 'Judith Hindle'

Common Name: 'Judith Hindle'
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Sarracenia x 'Dana's Delight'

Sarracenia x 'Dana's Delight'

Common Name: 'Dana's Delight'

S. leucophylla x 'Dana's Delight'  created by Mark Edwards of new Zealand and propagated by Kim Magnusson in Hawaii is a showy hybrid pitcher up to 3' tall.  A bright green and pink pitcher lead up to a hood that is a deep pink ...


Sarracenia x 'Scarlet Belle'

Sarracenia x 'Scarlet Belle'

Common Name: 'Scarlet Belle'

S. 'Scarlet belle' is a cultivar of a naturally occurring hybrid of (S. leucophylla x  psittacina)  x  (S. leucophylla x wrigleyana) and is a superior cultivar. Distinctly different from other pitchers with it's intense scarlet...


Sarracenia x 'Farnhamii'

Sarracenia x 'Farnhamii'

Common Name: Sarracenia x 'Farnhamii'
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Sarracenia x 'Hollandia' (leuco hybrid)

Sarracenia x 'Hollandia' (leuco hybrid)

Common Name: Sarracenia x 'Hollandia'
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Sarracenia x 'Stevensii'

Sarracenia x 'Stevensii'

Common Name: Sarracenia x 'Stevensii'
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Sarracenia x UNC Hybrid 'Lady Bug'

Sarracenia x UNC Hybrid 'Lady Bug'

Common Name: 'Lady Bug'

S. 'Ladybug'  is one of several complex hybrids developed by Larry Mellichamp at the Univ. of North Carolina.  Parentage Sarracenia psittacina x purpurea x minor, 'Ladybug,' is known for it's free forming of short stock...


Sarracenia x UNC Hybrid 'Mardi Gras'

Sarracenia x UNC Hybrid 'Mardi Gras'

Common Name: 'Mardi Gras'

S. 'Mardi Gras'  is one festive cultivar of several complex hybrids developed by Larry Mellichamp at the Univ. of North Carolina.  Parentage  (Sarracenia leucophylla x  purpurea) x (Sarracenia leucophylla x  psitt...


Sarracenia x UNC Hybrid 'Doodle Bug'

Sarracenia x UNC Hybrid 'Doodle Bug'

Common Name: 'Doodle Bug'

S. 'Doodlebug'  is a hybrid of S. alabamensis x  psittacina.  One of several complex hybrids developed at the Univ. of North Carolina, 'Doodlebug,' has a compact habit 6-8" and freely forms many colorful p...


Sarracenia x UNC Hybrid 'Love Bug'

Sarracenia x UNC Hybrid 'Love Bug'

Common Name: 'Love Bug'

S. 'Lovebug'  is one of several complex hybrids developed by Larry Mellichamp at the Univ. of North Carolina.  Parentage (Sarracenia psittacina x purpurea x minor x [Sarracenia purpurea x Sarracenia  x jonesii] 'Lovebug,' h...


Sarracenia x UNC Hybrid 'Red Bug'

Sarracenia x UNC Hybrid 'Red Bug'

Common Name: 'Red Bug'

S. 'Redbug'  is one of several dwarf cultivars developed by Larry Mellichamp at the Univ. of North Carolina, 'Redbug,'.  It's parentage is  (Sarracenia rubra ssp. wherryi × Sarracenia rubra ssp. rubra).   'Re...


Sarracenia x 'Candy Stripe' x leuco

Sarracenia x 'Candy Stripe' x leuco

Common Name: Sarracenia leuco x 'Candy Stripe'
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Sarracenia x 'Flys Demise' (seedlings)

Sarracenia x 'Flys Demise' (seedlings)

Common Name: Sarracenia UNC Hybrid S. 'Flys Demise'
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Sarracenia x 'Purpetrator' (AU hybrid)

Sarracenia x 'Purpetrator' (AU hybrid)

Common Name: Sarracenia purpurea x
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Sarracenia x (oreo x leuco)

Sarracenia x (oreo x leuco)

Common Name: Sarracenia oreo x leuco
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Sarracenia x (readii x moorei)

Sarracenia x (readii x moorei)

Common Name: Sarracenia (leuco x rubra j) (lxf)
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Sarracenia x areolata

Sarracenia x areolata

Common Name: Sarracenia leucophylla x alata
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Sarracenia x excellens

Sarracenia x excellens

Common Name: Sarracenia leucophylla x minor

S. x excellens is a  naturally occurring hybrid.  Parentage  (S. leucophylla x minor).   A beautifully rounded monk like hood with ruffle.  Green pitchers with red venation over white windows deepen ...


Sarracenia x moorei (flava x leucophylla)

Sarracenia x moorei (flava x leucophylla)

Common Name: Sarracenia flava x leucophylla

S. x moorei is a natural hybrid of (S. flava x  leucophylla). A pale green pitcher with light red venation over white hood.  S. moorei is a very tall at 24" - 30".  Pitchers have a pronounced deep red thro...


Sarracenia x readei (leuco x rubra jonsii) All Green

Sarracenia x readei (leuco x rubra jonsii) All Green

Common Name: Sarracenia leuco x rubra

S. readei parentage (S. rubra x  leucophylla).  Found in the wild, S. readei, is a native perennial hybrid.   Lacking anthocyanin,  color pigment, our S. readei has all green narrow ...


Sarracenia x swaniana

Sarracenia x swaniana

Common Name: Sarracenia purpurea x minor

S. Swaniana, parentage (S. purpurea x minor).  One of the rarest natural hybrids!  S. swaniana has gorgeous deep pink-red coloration on decumbent compact pitchers 8-10".  This is a great cross for a s...