Yellow Pitcher Plant (typical)

Sarracenia flava variety flava

Regular price $24.00

Container size:
4.5 in. wide x 5 in. deep / 32 fl. oz.

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Sarracenia flava variety flava is sometimes referred to as "typical" because it’s the most common variety of yellow pitcher plant within its natural range. It can be identified by the present of red veins on the underside of the lid, around the pitcher opening, and on the column connecting the lid to the pitcher. The veining can extend down the outside of the pitcher, but it's never as striking as in variety ornata

Native habitat and range

Wet savannas, bogs, and around the margins of acidic freshwater ponds. Variety flava grows naturally along the Atlantic coastal plain from southeastern Virginia to Georgia and is absent or extremely rare along the gulf coast.

Source and origin

Plants were grown from seed collected with permission from a savanna in Pender County, North Carolina.

All plants are genetically different and flowering size. The amount of veining may vary between plants which is probably a result of natural hybridization between variety maxima and variety cuprea.

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AL, CT, DE, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, and WV $12.00
AR, CT, FL, IL, IN, LA, MA, MI MO, MS, NH, RI, VT and WI $14.00
CO, IA, KS, ME, MN, NE, ND, OK, SD, and TX $16.00


Sorry, we can't ship plants outside of the continental United States or to AK, AZ, CA, HI, ID, NM, NV, OR, and WA, due to agriculture restrictions.

Are your plants shipped in their containers?

Yes, all our plants are shipped in their growing containers. The dimensions of the containers are 4.5 inches wide by 5 inches deep or 32 fl. oz.

How long will it take to get my order?

All plants are shipped from our nursery in central North Carolina. When you select the "ship now" option, your order will be shipped within one week.

Can I get my plants shipped at a later date?

Yes, in the shopping cart select the week you would like your order to be shipped on.

What shipping carriers do you use?

USPS Priority Mail and UPS Ground for larger orders.

Do you guarantee your plants?

We guarantee our plants to be healthy, ready for planting, and correctly named. We are not able to guarantee whether a plant will grow in your garden as there are too many circumstances that are beyond our control.

On rare occasions, a plant shipped dormant may fail to emerge from its dormancy. If this happens, please let us know.

If you are concerned about a plant, please contact us within 14 days to let us know. If we can’t help you make it grow, we’ll send you a new plant or issue a refund.


Unfortunately, due to the perishable nature of plants, they can’t be returned for a refund. If your plants arrive damaged or you are unhappy with them, please let us know straight away.

What about sales tax?

We propagate our own plants and are not required to collect North Carolina sales tax.

Where can I find information about your plants?

Here are some FAQ on how we grow plants.