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Sarracenia 'Doodle Bug' Sarracenia 'Doodle Bug'

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Sarracenia 'Doodle Bug'

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  • Vigorous Growing,
  • Exotic Bug Eating Perennial,
Common Name:Pitcher Plant
Plant Type:Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 What is my zone?
Height:6 - 8 Inches
Spread:6 - 8 Inches
Exposure:Full Sun (+6 hrs.)

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(Pitcher Plant) Sarracenia 'Doodle Bug' is an exotic perennial that will be a great conversation piece in your garden. This bug eating perennial produces "pitchers" which are hollow, modified leaves covered with a "hood" to keep rainwater out and insects trapped inside. Insects are attracted to the intoxicating nectar and become trapped by the downward pointing hairs on the inside of the pitcher. Once the insects fall into the pool of liquid in the base of the pitcher, they are digested by plant's enzymes. 'Doodle Bug' is a vigorous grower that produces green, cobra-shaped pitchers with prominent red veins around the yellow to white top of the pitcher. In autumn, the pitchers turn bright cherry red.
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Sarracenia 'Doodle Bug'

Common Name Pitcher Plant
USDA Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Type Perennial
Sun Exposure Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Moist, Wet
Attributes Deciduous
Design Use Combination Containers, Container, Specimen, Waters Edge or Bog
Season of Interest (Foliage) Fall, Spring, Summer
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